Details for Bennett Joseph Carter Home (Atlas Number 5507016506)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507016506


Marker Number 16506
Atlas Number 5507016506
Marker Title Bennett Joseph Carter Home
Index Entry Carter, Bennet Joseph, House
Address 203 E. Pecan Street
City Edgewood
County Van Zandt
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 229486
UTM Northing 3621331
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 2010
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 203 E. Pecan, attached to home
Marker Size RTHL medallion and 16" x 12" plaque
Marker Text In 1911, B.J. Carter (1875-1934) moved to Edgewood with his wife, Sallie Abigail (Smyre) (1880-1966), and their three daughters. B.J. Carter was a schoolteacher before becoming a certified pharmacist. After arriving in Edgewood, the couple jointly opened and operated a drugstore at 103 N. Houston St.; the Carters would spend the rest of their lives in Edgewood, where they served as community leaders. In 1912, builders completed this home for the Carter family. The Queen Anne-style house features shiplap siding and a wraparound porch supported by Doric columns. The home has a hipped roof with a projecting gable and dormers.


Bennett Joseph Carter Home (RTHL)
Bennett Joseph Carter Home (RTHL)