Details for Sam Wood Cabin (Atlas Number 5211004508)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5211004508


Marker Number 4508
Atlas Number 5211004508
Marker Title Sam Wood Cabin
Index Entry Wood, Sam, Cabin
Address 4th Ave and SH 217
City Canyon
County Randall
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes cabins, log houses
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location located at Panhandle-Plains Museum, in Canyon, Randall County
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Sam Wood cabin built in 1887 at Hog Town (now a ghost town). Wood, an Indian Scout, Union veteran of Civil War, buffalo hunter, was father of bride in first marriage recorded in the Panhandle, at Fort Elliott in 1877. Cabin housed (6) families during an Indian scare; in 1954 it was moved, restored. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966.