Details for Stewart Pioneer Home (Atlas Number 5053009749)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5053009749


Marker Number 9749
Atlas Number 5053009749
Marker Title Stewart Pioneer Home
Index Entry Stewart Pioneer Home
City Bertram
County Burnet
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location off FM 243
Marker Size RTHL medallion and plate
Marker Text Benjamin Hansford Stewart (d. 1932), a native of Tennessee, came to Texas in 1851. A farmer and rancher, he also served as Burnet County sheriff, 1874-75. He constructed this frame house in 1905 as a residence for his son Homer and daughter-in-law Viola. The Texas style home, similar to other area ranch houses of the early 1900s, features a chimney of hand-hewn limestone. Six generations of the B. H. Stewart family have owned and used the home. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980