Details for Hix Ranch House (Atlas Number 5019002500)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5019002500


Marker Number 2500
Atlas Number 5019002500
Marker Title Hix Ranch House
Index Entry Hix Ranch House
Address Windmill Dr.
City Bandera vicinity
County Bandera
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 484550
UTM Northing 3296401
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Bandera, take FM 3240 about 8 miles northwest to Ranch entrance, south side of road, just before junction with FM 2828.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built for Fabian L. Hicks, a county official and Texas Ranger who styled it after his family home in North Carolina. Building is stone and cypress wood off ranch. Hardware came by ox wagon from San Antonio. This replaced log cabin family occupied in 1855. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965.