Details for Magee-Love Log House (Atlas Number 5373010408)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5373010408


Marker Number 10408
Atlas Number 5373010408
Marker Title Magee-Love Log House
Index Entry Magee-Love Log House
City Goodrich
County Polk
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location private property - inaccessible
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text One of earliest large homes in southeast Texas. Built near site of present Coldspring, on Drury Magee survey, before 1828-- while this was part of Mexico. Originally 2-story, house was of heart pine logs. It had an open hall, typical of the South. Now owned by descendants of Henry O. and Julia Love, the 1870 purchasers. In 1928, Dr. R. B. Love moved structure to the Trinity bottom land. Later it was moved here from Lake Livingston site. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970 Incise on base: Restored and preserved by S. Harry and James G. Bergman.