Details for Ragsdale-Jackman-Yarbrough House (Atlas Number 5209010316)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5209010316


Marker Number 10316
Atlas Number 5209010316
Marker Title Ragsdale-Jackman-Yarbrough House
Index Entry Ragsdale-Jackman-Yarbrough House
Address 621 W. San Antonio St.
City San Marcos
County Hays
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 601672
UTM Northing 3305764
Subject Codes educational buildings; houses, residential buildings; sheriffs; Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Built in 1868 by Peter C. Ragsdale (1810-1882), veteran of the army of the Republic of Texas. After his death, his wife, Elmira, operated a school for girls until the house sold in 1891 to William T. (Uncle Billy) Jackman (1851-1939), trail driver to Kansas (1870s-80s), sheriff of Hays County (1892-1912), postmaster of San Marcos (1913-1920), president of Trail Drivers Association (1931-1937). Restored 1947 by Mr. and Mrs. Yancy Yarbrough, local educators. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972