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The Scales-Fortson House - Corsicana, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 05.576 W 096° 28.158
14S E 738830 N 3553539
Quick Description: The Scales-Fortson House is a beautiful Victorian home owned by several area movers and shakers, located at 220 N 14th St, Corsicana, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/9/2015 5:57:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMNBY0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
Views: 0

Long Description:
This home is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, and a Texas Historical Marker here provides some background:

This residence was constructed in the 1890s by H.L. Scales, owner of a local gin and cottonseed oil mill. In 1911 it was purchased by John Thompson, president of the Corsicana National Bank. It became the home of banker and landowner Joe B. Fortson in the 1920s and remained in his family until 1976. The galleried house features Victorian and Classical Revival detailing and interior woodwork of walnut, maple, and redwood.
Public/Private: Private

Tours Available?: No

Year Built: 1890s

Web Address: Not listed

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