Marker [061]
The Thomas V. Munson Home
(530 W. Hanna Street, Denison)


Built by world-famed scientist. Munson (1843-1913) was born in Illinois; educated in Kentucky; Married Ellen Scoot Bell, 1870; had eleven children. Settled in Denison, 1876 and developed extensive nurseries.

Built this Victorian home of brick with wood trim in 1887. An 1888 guest in the house was French minister of agriculture, who came here to give Munson (as a reward for saving vineyards) medal of French Legion of Honor.