Details for Wilbarger House (Atlas Number 5021007161)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5021007161


Marker Number 7161
Atlas Number 5021007161
Marker Title Wilbarger House
Index Entry Wilbarger House
Address 1403 N. Main St.
City Bastrop
County Bastrop
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 661863
UTM Northing 3332713
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1403 N. Main St., Bastrop
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1842 by Major A. M. Brooks of hand-hewn cedar and pine in Colonial style. Bought 1850's by James H. Wilbarger, son of famous Indian victim Josiah P. Wilbarger. Home has been scene of social and musical events, and remains in original condition except for additions. Sam Houston, president of Texas, was a famous guest. The house contains family antiques. Owned by members of fourth family generation, Mrs. Ivor W. Young and Mrs. Lee W. Peterson. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967