About Jackson House (Alamogordo, New Mexico)

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The Jackson House is a historic Queen Anne-style house in the vein of Victorian Architecture. It is located at 1700 Ninth Street in Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico. It was built in 1903 by A.P. Jackson. [[1]] A.P. Jackson was on the commission to select the site for the Institute of the Blind in Alamogordo. Being the President of the Jackson-Galbraith-Foxworth Company, dealers in lumber in Alamogordo. He had been one of the most active business men of the town since its establishment in 1898, and his efforts had been of a practical beneficial nature, far-reaching in their extent, scope and results. He was a native of Texas, having been born in Denton county in 1866. He was reared to farm life and educated in the public schools. In 1892, he became connected with the lumber trade, and from that time until 1898 operated lumber yards in Texas. Upon the founding of the new town of Alamogordo he embarked in business there in June, 1898. He had a stock of lumber shipped to this point and unloaded from the first train entering the town. He was there two months before the railroad was built.

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1750, East 9th Street, Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico, United States of America, 88310

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