Details for J. K. Miller House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5181007407


Marker Number 7407
Atlas Number 5181007407
Marker Title J. K. Miller House
Index Entry Miller, J.K., House
Address 1401 W. Walker St.
City Denison
County Grayson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 726517
UTM Northing 3738518
Subject Codes cabins, log houses; houses, residential buildings; pioneers
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1401 W. Walker St. at Brown St.
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Pioneer home of James Kinsey Miller and wife Orrena (Tabor), who came to Texas from North Carolina in 1852, settling in 1860 in area of later Denison. About 1866 Miller and his sons built 2-room dogtrot house of oak logs over stone cellar with gun ports for defense in Indian attacks. Later additions made the house more livable. In family of 14 children, a Miller daughter born in this house was the first known native of Denison. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972 Incise in base: Preserved by Mr. and Mrs. Warren R. Blood

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