Details for Miller Log Cabin (Atlas Number 5113006787)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5113006787


Marker Number 6787
Atlas Number 5113006787
Marker Title Miller Log Cabin
Index Entry Miller Log Cabin
Address 1717 Gano St.
City Dallas
County Dallas
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 706995
UTM Northing 3628473
Subject Codes cabins, log houses
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location in Old City Park
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1847 of cedar logs hewn by hand adzes, pegged in place and caulked with clay. Floored with hand-hewn cedar boards. Chimney stones were quarried near Mountain Creek. First Texas home of Wm. B. Miller (1807 - 1899), who built ante-bellum mansion "Millermore." His 5 daughters, and 7 other local girls went to one of the first schools in Dallas, held in this cabin. They and the teacher slept in left. Placed on present site 1964. RTHL - 1965