Thomas & Caroline Harris House - Centerville, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 40° 54.874 W 111° 52.547
12T E 426249 N 4529642
Quick Description: Thomas & Caroline Harris House - Centerville, Utah
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 5/10/2011 9:07:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMBE3R
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 4

Long Description:
This Victorian Eclectic-style house was constructed in 1906 by Thomas Harris for his wife and son, Caroline and Fay. It is representative of the types of houses built by residents of Centerville as the community branched out beyond its aricultural roots at the turn of the 20th century.
Thomas Harris, born in Norfolk, England, in 1841, immigrated to Centereville in 1851. Caroline Cherry Harris was born in Illinois in 1845. Married in 1868, the Harrises, like most residents of Centerville, were devout members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Thomas had a variety of occupations, including freighter, farmer, horse trainer, and carpenter. Caroline was one of the first Relief Society teachers in the Centerville First Ward of the LDS church; she was also a talented seamstress who made wool clothing for the family.
Marker Name: Thomas & Caroline Harris House

Marker Type: City

County: Davis

City: Centerville

Group Responsible for Placement: National Register of Historic Places

Date Dedicated: 1998

Marker Number: None

Addtional Information: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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