E. A. Newsome House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 11.871 W 096° 37.255
14S E 721773 N 3675742
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker at the E.A. Newsome House, a beautiful Victorian home at 511 W Virginia, McKinney, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/8/2015 7:02:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMNNE4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Marker Number: 17707

Marker Text:
Edward A. Newsome, a financier, land owner and philanthropist, built this home in 1895 for his wife, Laura Fitzhugh, and their family. In 1966, the home was purchased by the Murphy family. The grand, two-and-a-half story Victorian home was the scene of many social activities in McKinney. The interior of the house boasts large rooms, high ceilings, ornate woodwork and a majestic stair landing. Window panes of cocoa glass, or solar glass, are displayed along the main staircase. The house changed hands over the years but remains a distinctive architectural gem in North Texas. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2013 Marker is Property of the State of Texas

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