Details for Jim Little Homestead (Atlas Number 5025002754)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5025002754


Marker Number 2754
Atlas Number 5025002754
Marker Title Jim Little Homestead
Index Entry Little, Jim, Homestead
City Beeville
County Bee
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location W. Cadiz Rd., on private property
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text On 59 Ranch, granted to Little in1873, grazed earlier by his cattle. Home built about 1870, of cypress and heart pine that came by steamer from Florida to St. Mary's, then by ox-cart to site. Kiln on ranch made lime for early-type cement. Good water well, country store, made this a campsite for such travelers as Mexican horse traders. A stage stop on San Antonio-Brownsville road until railroad came into area, 1886. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966