Details for Old Jenkins Home (Atlas Number 5021009201)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5021009201


Marker Number 9201
Atlas Number 5021009201
Marker Title Old Jenkins Home
Index Entry Jenkins Home, Old
Address 1710 N. Main St.
City Bastrop
County Bastrop
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 661654
UTM Northing 3332341
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1710 N. Main St., Bastrop
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built about 1836 for Sarah Jenkins, whose first husband was scalped by Indians, her second killed at the Alamo. Home to 7 generations. Its men were at Battle of San Jacinto, the Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, and in the Texas Rangers. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964