Details for Van Zandt Cottage (Atlas Number 5439005635)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439005635


Marker Number 5635
Atlas Number 5439005635
Marker Title Van Zandt Cottage
Index Entry Van Zandt Cottage
Address 2900 Crestline Rd.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 653757
UTM Northing 3624101
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; state official; Civil War; pioneers; military topics
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 2900 Crestline Rd., Trinity Park. Marker reported missing Jul. 2006.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1860s on stage road to Weatherford, and for generations a haven to travelers during Trinity River Floods, this was the country home of Khleber Miller Van Zandt (1836-1930), who was know as "Mr. Fort Worth." A Confederate veteran, Major Van Zandt was a merchant, lawyer, banker, railroad builder, State Legislator (1873), opener of frontier lands to settlement, and leader in many civic activities. Structure was restored by the State during Texas Centennial, 1936.