c. 1838This cabin was built during the Republic of Texas period (1836-1845) and represents the simple architecture of early frontier days. Located in what is now Guadalupe County Texas, it was constructed of winged elm logs chinked with mud from a nearby streambed. The roofing was hand-split pecan shakes; the floor was compacted earth. Multiple door opening were cut into the logs in later years, when the cabin may have served as slave quarters or a kitchen. El Capote, or "the cape," was named for nearby hills that spread out like a cloak.
|Placed By||The Diamond M Foundation and National Ranching Heritage Center|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 232349 N 3720435|
|Decimal Degrees||33.59008333, -101.88403333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 35.405', W 101° 53.042'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 35' 24.3" N, 101° 53' 2.5200000000001" W|
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