Details for Bridges House (Atlas Number 5241010436)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5241010436


Marker Number 10436
Atlas Number 5241010436
Marker Title Bridges House
Index Entry Bridges House
City Roganville
County Jasper
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 412821
UTM Northing 3408621
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; lumber topics
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location take FM 2254 W to Rockhill Rd. N about 1 mi.
Marker Size 14" x 9"
Marker Text Built 1838-40 by a settler from North Carolina, Ruffin C. Turner. Lumber throughout was pit-sawn, hand-planed. Frontier design, with hall enclosed. Original glass in fanlight and entry panels. Largest red cedar tree in U. S. stands in the yard. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966