Details for Crane Family Cabin (Atlas Number 5339007870)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007870


Marker Number 7870
Atlas Number 5339007870
Marker Title Crane Family Cabin
Index Entry Crane Family Cabin
City Conroe
County Montgomery
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes cabins, log houses
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Nickolas Crane (b. 1830) came to Texas from Alabama, 1848, and in 1850s married Mary Ann Havard. A Confederate veteran of the Civil War, he built this large cabin on the Angelina County land claim that he occupied in 1867. Walls were of pine logs split and hand-adzed to give smooth finish to the interior. Cabin had a stick-mud-and-moss chimney; a cypress board roof. Kitchen was detached. Carroll and Mae Tharp moved and restored the cabin in the 1970s. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974