Details for Robert B. Evans Home (Atlas Number 5029001510)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5029001510


Marker Number 1510
Atlas Number 5029001510
Marker Title Robert B. Evans Home
Index Entry Evans, Robert B., Home
Address 7950 E. Evans Rd.
City San Antonio
County Bexar
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 564449
UTM Northing 3275675
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; pioneers
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location E. Evans Road, west side, north of Wagon Road, northwest of Selma
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Built in 1882 of stone from Buda (45 mi. NE). On east side is an 1865 smokehouse. Evans (1821-1905) left his native Tennessee in 1847; went to California in 1849, where he panned enough gold to buy this land, 1865. He and his wife Rebecca (Murchison) reared nine children here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969