Details for A. E. Gossett Home (Atlas Number 5225010961)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5225010961


Marker Number 10961
Atlas Number 5225010961
Marker Title A. E. Gossett Home
Index Entry Gossett, Andrew Edwards
City Crockett
County Houston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 268575
UTM Northing 3468886
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Crokett take SH 21 east about 1.7 miles
Marker Size 14" x 9"
Marker Text House of typical southern plan, with separate kitchen in back yard, Built 1835 by A. E. Gossett, owner of large land grant from Mexico. An early 1836 visitor was former Tennessee neighbor, Col. David Crockett, on his way to the Alamo, and camping with his company for a night at the spring nearby.