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Joseph A. Hamilton House

Texas Historic Landmark - Joseph A. Hamilton House

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984

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A native of Ohio, Joseph Andrew Hamilton served in the Union army during the Civil War. About 1866 he settled in Wharton, where he held a variety of local political offices. Hamilton purchased this property in 1885 and moved his family into the existing one-story frame house. In 1907 the home was enlarged by raising the original structure and building a new addition underneath. The Hamilton house features influences of the neoclassical style of architecture.

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