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Benton House

  Texas Historical Markers
1730 Sixth Ave., Fort Worth, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 43' 30.907164", -97° 20' 25.161324"
    Texas State
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    Victorian Gingerbread Cottage. Erected by pioneer businessman Meredith A. Benton in 1898, when the 4-lot site was out in the country, and young Mrs. Benton (formerly of St. Louis) feared the Wild West. Designed by builder's father, house has central hall, six rooms, tiled fireplaces. Mrs. Benton, an active civic worker, helped plant rose beds that now are part of famous Fort Worth Botanic Gardens. Benton family lived here until 1942. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark- 1971. Marked by Junior League of Fort Worth.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Benton House Historical Marker Location Map, Fort Worth, Texas