These houses in Fairmount are at least a century old:
Eitelman house, 1903, College Avenue. Next door to Michael Eitelman lived son Edward. Most of the original house has been obscured by expansion.
Cowan house, 1901, Washington Avenue. Andrew Cowan was a stonemason.
Huffman house, 1914, Lipscomb Street. J. B. Huffman was a stonemason.
Lusher house, 1895, 6th Avenue. Henry W. Lusher was a partner in Lusher & Rockett, a planing mill.
Stuckert house, 1914, 2109 Alston Avenue. James Lamar Stuckert was manager of W. T. Farley Credit Clothing. His wife was Ethel Mulkey of the family prominent in Fort Worth Methodism.
The Stuckert house is believed to have been built by wingwalker Ormer Locklear. Before World War I Locklear was, like his father James, a carpenter. The Locklears lived on Ireland Street (now Cannon Street) on the near South Side. (Locklear’s wedding and funeral were held at Mulkey Memorial Methodist Church, named for Ethel Stuckert’s grandparents, Reverend William Aken and Annis Mulkey.)
Roy house, 1906, College Avenue. This turreted Queen Anne was moved to its current location from the Edna Gladney Home on Hemphill Street. Robert E. Lee Roy was a district judge.
Johnson house, 1912, Chase Court. Clay Johnson was a physician and civic leader.
Harding house, 1910, Hurley Avenue. W. F. Harding was a railroad postal clerk.
This house with horseshoe gables on College Avenue was built in 1913. Its occupant in 1914 was contractor William W. McCaskill, who may have built the house.
Stearns house, 1909, Lipscomb Street. This house probably was built from a planbook. Frank L. Stearns was a plumber.
This 1912 house at 1404 South Adams Street in Swastika Place addition is another Wilson planbook house. Its occupant in 1912 was Ira A. Turner, a traveling salesman.
This 1914 house at 1801 Hurley Avenue is another Wilson planbook house. Its occupant in 1914 was Ernest R. Scougale, a court stenographer.
And finally, the creme de la (Jersey) Cream: the Benton house, 1898, 6th Avenue. Meredith Azro Benton sold tobacco for Lorillard, was an officer of American Seed Company and Jersey Cream Company.