Details for Logan Vandeveer (Atlas Number 5053009755)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5053009755


Marker Number 9755
Atlas Number 5053009755
Marker Title Logan Vandeveer
Index Entry Vandeveer, Logan
City Burnet
County Burnet
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 572814
UTM Northing 3402892
Subject Codes cabins, log houses; houses, residential buildings; Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; pioneers; military topics
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 703 W. SH 29 (in Fort Croghan Historical Museum complex)
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text (1815-55) Came from Kentucky in 1833. He was badly wounded fighting for Texas at San Jacinto, 1836. Moving here to sell beef to Fort Croghan, 1849, he was one of organizers of the county and original postmaster of the town. In the early 1850s he built this house near Hamilton Creek for a daughter. It stood at 502 South Water Street. Burnet County Historical Society moved it here for preservation in 1973. Porch was floored with stones from an early Burnet County Courthouse. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974