Details for William Johnson Cabin (Atlas Number 5055009778)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5055009778

Data

Marker Number 9778
Atlas Number 5055009778
Marker Title William Johnson Cabin
Index Entry Johnson, William, Cabin
Address
City Luling
County Caldwell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 630981
UTM Northing 3284725
Subject Codes cabins, log houses; Presbyterian denomination
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of US 183 and Austin St. (Blanche Square)
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text The Rev. William Johnson (1822-89), farmer and Baptist minister who came to Texas in 1833, built this shotgun-style cabin near Tenney Creek (11 mi. NE of Luling) in 1870s. Family included five children. His son, W. E. (Billie) became a physician in Tilmon. Since 1893 the Jeff Connolly family has owned Johnson's land. T. B. Coopwood, M. d., used cabin as office in late 1890s. Mr. and Mrs. Jett Connolly donated structure in 1972 to be relocated here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973 Incise in base: Restored by Luling Garden Club, 1972

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William Johnson Cabin (RTHL)
William Johnson Cabin (RTHL)