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A native of Scotland, Isaac McFarlane (1840-1900) served with Terry's Texas Rangers during the Civil War and later became a successful merchant in Richmond. This home was constructed for his family in the early 1880s by local builder Thomas Culshaw. Prominent features include the Italianate hood molds over the windows and doors and the cut metal cresting on the roof ridge. Ownership of the house remained with the McFarlane family until 1979. The restored house is open as a visitor center. The building played an important part in the 1889 Jaybird-Woodpecker class.

Location: 410 Jackson St, Richmond Texas

Other History nearby:
(Houston) Allen's Landing/Old Market Square
(Houston) American Funeral Service Museum
(Galveston) Ashton Villa
(Galveston) Bishop's Palace
(Angleton) Brazoria County Historical Museum
(Houston) Christ Church Cathedral

06/24 Coming to The Richmond area
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