Henry Britain Home

Description:

The home of Henry W. Britain, the rancher who sold eighty acres to J.O. Schulze and Otis Brown for the original Irving townsite. The land sold for $30 an acre. This home was located near Nursery and Perry roads. Further to the south, Britain watered his livestock at the pond near the intersection of Nursery and Irving Blvd. The Britain family came to this area in 1859. Dave, Lee, Eunice, and Henry W. Britain are among those in the photo.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Creation Date: c. 1903  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 167
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1903
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
c. 1903  
Description:

The home of Henry W. Britain, the rancher who sold eighty acres to J.O. Schulze and Otis Brown for the original Irving townsite. The land sold for $30 an acre. This home was located near Nursery and Perry roads. Further to the south, Britain watered his livestock at the pond near the intersection of Nursery and Irving Blvd. The Britain family came to this area in 1859. Dave, Lee, Eunice, and Henry W. Britain are among those in the photo.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : sepia ; 3.5 x 5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Britain, Henry W.
Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 7-45
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3264
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public