Details for Burleson Homestead (Atlas Number 5209010245)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5209010245


Marker Number 10245
Atlas Number 5209010245
Marker Title Burleson Homestead
Index Entry Burleson Homestead
City San Marcos
County Hays
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 620358
UTM Northing 3171672
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; state official
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location in Aquarena Springs Park (SWTSU)
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Home of Gen. Edward Burleson (1793-1851), officer in Texas War for Independence; vice-president of Republic of Texas, 1841-1844; leader in frontier defense; state legislator. Built in 1848 of hewn elm and oak logs, roofed with hand rived boards. Had 2 large rooms, rock chimney at north end. In ruins by 1917, it was restored in 1964 with original chimney stones and logs from buildings of the same period. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967