Details for Pioneer Cottage (Atlas Number 5179004027)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5179004027


Marker Number 4027
Atlas Number 5179004027
Marker Title Pioneer Cottage
Index Entry Pioneer Cottage
City Pampa
County Gray
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 322254
UTM Northing 3934978
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; cabins, log houses; pioneers
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of Yeager Street and Starkweather in City Park area, Pampa.
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Built in 1903, one year after county was organized, by settlers Wiley Vincent and wife Katie. This small early Texas cabin has 2 rooms. In 1907, huge prairie fire missed it by only 600 yards. The cabin was bought in 1920 by E. S. Carr, Pampa mayor, 1917-1918 and 1938-1940. He gave it as a wedding present to daughter Edna and her husband Clifford Vincent, a son of the builders. In 1963, the Cliff Vincents gave the cabin for use as a museum to the Pampa Genealogical and Historical Society. It has been furnished with period pieces and restored to original appearance. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970.