[Marker: Thompson House]

Description:

Photograph of the marker for the Thompson House in Denison, Texas. Text: Built by Judge James G. Thompson in the early 1840's on the south bank of Red River at Preston Road. In 1942 it was bought by Ms. Nellie Chambers and moved east of Denison to save it from the advancing waters of the newly formed Lake Texoma. Upon her death, her heirs donated the home to the village. It was moved to its present location and restored in 1986.

Creator(s): West, Carolyn Effie
Location(s): United States - Texas - Grayson County - Denison
Creation Date: 2011-12/2012-03  
Partner(s):
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 22
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2011-12/2012-03
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Grayson County - Denison
Era
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846
From 1840~ to 2012
Description:

Photograph of the marker for the Thompson House in Denison, Texas. Text: Built by Judge James G. Thompson in the early 1840's on the south bank of Red River at Preston Road. In 1942 it was bought by Ms. Nellie Chambers and moved east of Denison to save it from the advancing waters of the newly formed Lake Texoma. Upon her death, her heirs donated the home to the village. It was moved to its present location and restored in 1986.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 1518 x 1901 px.

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Keyword(s): plaques | historic markers
Partner:
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Relation (References): [Photograph of Thompson House], thompson2, thompson3
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: thompson1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth256928
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image