Details for Old Bass Home (Atlas Number 5181007338)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5181007338


Marker Number 7338
Atlas Number 5181007338
Marker Title Old Bass Home
Index Entry Bass Home, Old
City Denison
County Grayson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 723385
UTM Northing 3735004
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Loy Lake Park / Frontier Village, west side of US 75
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text (Originally at 215 W. Houston, Sherman) Oldest extant house in city. Erected in 1850s by Dr. R. L. Bullock. Built around typical "dog run," or entry hall. Had first window glass in county. Family home of Confederate Col. T. C. Bass since 1867. His daughter Nettie, born here 1868, lived in home 97 years. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968