Details for Old Cavitt House (Atlas Number 5395010911)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5395010911

Data

Marker Number 10911
Atlas Number 5395010911
Marker Title Old Cavitt House
Index Entry Cavitt House, Old
Address
City Wheelock
County Robertson
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location .5 mi. west of Wheelock on FM 391
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Republic of Texas homestead established when log cabin was built, 1836. Main house of hand finished lumber, begun in 1842, completed in present form 1854. During 1840s and 1850s was stage stop between Nacogdoches and San Antonio de Bexar. Cavitts were political followers of Sam Houston, friend and frequent guest here, who gave a desk to Volney Cavitt. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964