Details for Durham Ranch House (Atlas Number 5193001304)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5193001304


Marker Number 1304
Atlas Number 5193001304
Marker Title Durham Ranch House
Index Entry Durham Ranch House
City Hamilton
County Hamilton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 591270
UTM Northing 3513084
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Hamilton, take 281 north 1/2 mile from Town Square, go east on FM 2905 5.9 miles, go south on CR 9/10 mile to house on east side of road with stone gate entrance
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text -- from application - Built 1873 by John Jefferson Durham; 2-story rock, colonial residence. J. J. Durham was first to teach school in Hamilton. Owned several thousand acres of land, fought in Civil War, was an early merchant of general merchandise, a builder, and a man of great influence in the area.