Details for Pollock-Capps House (Atlas Number 5439004066)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439004066


Marker Number 4066
Atlas Number 5439004066
Marker Title Pollock-Capps House
Index Entry Pollock-Capps House
Address 1120 Penn St.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 655278
UTM Northing 3624483
Subject Codes settlements; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1977
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1120 Penn St., Fort Worth
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1898 for Dr. Joseph R. Pollock (1856-1941), this mansion was sold to William Capps (1858-1925) and wife Sallie (1864-1946), whose family lived here 1909 to 1971. On the grounds were a golf course, tennis court, and a 3-car garage with a ballroom above. This was in a neighborhood lined with Victorian homes of bankers, businessmen, cattlemen, lawyers, physicians,and publishers, and was nicknamed "Quality Hill".