—1855 - 56 —In Mason County, Texas, near the Llano River, this house was built as two log cabins under a common roof separated by a breezeway called a dogtrot. The limestone rooms in the back were added later. The style of architecture is characteristic of frontier houses throughout the Southern states. It was cooled in warm weather by air flowing through the dogtrot and heated by fireplaces. A modified dwelling, it doubled as a post office, store, tavern, boarding house, church and polling place. It represents the arrival of German immigrants to Texas.
|Placed By||The Diamond M Foundation and National Ranching Heritage Center|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 232389 N 3720425|
|Decimal Degrees||33.59000000, -101.88360000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 35.4', W 101° 53.016'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 35' 24" N, 101° 53' 0.95999999999989" W|
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