Details for Green-Batte House (Atlas Number 5331007977)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5331007977


Marker Number 7977
Atlas Number 5331007977
Marker Title Green-Batte House
Index Entry Green-Batte House
City Cameron
County Milam
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Now enclosed, original cabin on site was built of logs and bricks both made nearby, 1847. Owner was George Green (1813-1885), prominent early surveyor and soldier in Battle of San Jacinto. Home was among Cameron's first. Boards were added in 1850s. About 1900, R. L. Batte, Sr., an oil mill owner, law officer, and capitalist, purchased home. Over years, both owners added rooms. Batte reared his children and many orphans in this house. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969