Details for W. D. Berry Home (Atlas Number 5487005669)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5487005669

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Marker Number 5669
Atlas Number 5487005669
Marker Title W. D. Berry Home
Index Entry Berry, W. D., Home
Address 2429 Texas St.
City Vernon
County Wilbarger
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 473090
UTM Northing 3779333
Subject Codes Colonial Revival; judges; houses, residential buildings; law, lawyers
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 2429 Texas St., Vernon
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Completed in 1906, this colonial revival residence was constructed for Sterling P. Huff. An attorney, Huff became Justice of the 46th District Court and was later elected to the 7th Court of Civil Appeals. In 1914 local attorney William David Berry purchased the home. A former eductor and a prominent civic leader, Berry served as city attorney of Vernon and as Wilbarger County Attorney. The interior of the house features elaborate Victorian detailing. (Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1981.)