Details for Smith-Rogers House (Atlas Number 5507014056)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507014056

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Marker Number 14056
Atlas Number 5507014056
Marker Title Smith-Rogers House
Index Entry Smith-Rogers House
Address 4841 W. Ninth Ave.
City Amarillo
County Potter
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 236873
UTM Northing 3899692
Subject Codes
Marker Year 2008
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 4841 W. Ninth Ave.
Marker Size RTHL medallion and plate
Marker Text THIS HOUSE WAS BUILT FOR EARLY AMARILLO SETTLERS JAMES BYNUM AND MARIE LOWERY SMITH c. 1904, AND WAS ORIGINALLY LOCATED AT 1101 SOUTH TAYLOR STREET. THE HOME WAS PURCHASED IN 1945 BY JESSE A. ROGERS, WHO PLANNED TO MOVE HIS CAR DEALERSHIP TO THE SITE. INSTEAD OF RAZING THE HOUSE, HE HAD IT MOVED TO ITS PRESENT SITE TO SERVE AS HIS FAMILY’S HOME. AT THE TIME OF ITS RELOCATION, ARCHITECT C.W. BROTT MADE CHANGES TO THE ORIGINAL DESIGN. THE CLASSICAL REVIVAL STYLE HOUSE NOW FEATURES LEADED GLASS WINDOWS, ROOF CRESTING AND INTERIOR WOODWORK FROM THE 1900s AND BRICK VENEER, BALUSTRADES AND FULL-HEIGHT COLUMNS FROM THE 1940s.