Details for Pleasant Grove (Atlas Number 5277008231)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5277008231


Marker Number 8231
Atlas Number 5277008231
Marker Title Pleasant Grove
Index Entry Pleasant Grove
City Howland
County Lamar
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 256950
UTM Northing 3177944
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location FM 1184 abvout 1.5 mi. east of Howland
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1857 by settler from Kentucky, Jas. Shelby (Sheb) Williams, and wife Mary. Lumber was dressed on site. Sills and studs, hand-hewn of heart oak, where joined with bois d'arc pegs. Porch steps and heath are of native stone, quarried nearby Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966