Parker County Today November 2016 - Page 82

Altfather/Belanger Home – 410 West Spring NOVEMBER 2016 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY The Altfather home was originally built as a dog-run style home with an open-air center and only four rooms in 1892. Renovated and expanded over time, the house was restored in 2001 including the replication of original wallpaper. It was built by Jasper Haney, but is more well known as the family home of H.E. Altfather. 80 Zacharias/Main Home - 211 West Oak This home was built in 1873 by cotton merchant Sigmund Zacharias and began as a three-room structure. It was purchased by the Barthold family who expanded after their purchase to the two stories you see today. The home was even the location of a private kindergarten from 1948 through 1973.