[Marker: Thompson House] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Marker: Thompson House]

Creator

  • Photographer: West, Carolyn Effie
    Creator Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 2011-12/2012-03

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Historical markers -- Texas -- Grayson County.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Historic sites -- Texas -- Grayson County.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Grayson County (Tex.) -- History.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Landmarks - Historic Markers
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Places - United States - Texas - Grayson County
  • Keyword: plaques
  • Keyword: historic markers

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Grayson County - Denison
  • Start Date: 1840~
  • End Date: 2012
  • Time Period: rep-tex

Relation

  • References: [Photograph of Thompson House], thompson2, thompson3

Collection

  • Name: Texas History Collection
    Code: THC

Institution

  • Name: Private Collection of Carolyn West
    Code: PCCW

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: thompson1