Details for Old House of Dr. Wm. M. Ross (Atlas Number 5401011053)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5401011053


Marker Number 11053
Atlas Number 5401011053
Marker Title Old House of Dr. Wm. M. Ross
Index Entry Ross, William M.
County Rusk
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Home built in 1845 for the first sheriff of Rusk County, member of Texas Legislature, surveyor and later Confederate soldier, Dr. William Ross. Constructed of hand-planed wood, had no window glass until 1850. Most furniture came from a Mt. Enterprise factory. Family had brought melodeon from Tennessee, 1837. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964