Benton House - Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
Address: 1730 Sixth Ave.
Marker #: 5439000374
Year Dedicated: 1971
Size, type: Medallion & Plate
Last reported condition: none
Benton House - 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.
Decimal degrees:  N 32.725256   W -97.340323
Degrees, minutes: N 32 43.515   W 097 20.419
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 655528, Northing 3622047
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