Details for Potter-Hurley House (Atlas Number 5097004099)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5097004099


Marker Number 4099
Atlas Number 5097004099
Marker Title Potter-Hurley House
Index Entry Potter-Hurley House
Address 108 Church Street
City Gainesville
County Cooke
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 672098
UTM Northing 3721729
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 108 Church Street, Gainesville.
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Capt. L. W. Lee (1831-1916), a Confederate veteran, moved here from Missouri, 1869; founded Valley View (10 mi. S), 1873; became a leading cattleman of area. In 1894, as a wedding gift for daughter Ella (Mrs. J. M. Potter), built this house. Bought 1949 and preserved by Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hurley. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973.