Details for Wheeler House (Atlas Number 5147008946)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5147008946


Marker Number 8946
Atlas Number 5147008946
Marker Title Wheeler House
Index Entry Wheeler House
City Honey Grove
County Fannin
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 225328
UTM Northing 3719411
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Honey Grove take SH 56 west 3 miles
Marker Size Medallion 16" x 12"
Marker Text First Classic Revival house in area. Has unusual stairway. Built 1852-1854, with slave labor. Fifth house on Bonham-Paris stagecoach road. Chimney stones and lumber hand-hewn. Joists were pegged rather than nailed. Sold in 1884 by Wiley Hulsey, builder, to confederate veteran Peyton wheeler and wife Martha Jane Hamil. Their descendants have erected this marker. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965