Details for Tolar Kitchen (Atlas Number 5457011456)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5457011456


Marker Number 11456
Atlas Number 5457011456
Marker Title Tolar Kitchen
Index Entry Tolar Kitchen
Address Heritage Garden Village, 1 mi. W of Woodville, US 190
City Woodville
County Tyler
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 361797
UTM Northing 3405202
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Located 1.5 mi. W of Woodville at Heritage Museum
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built as home south of town 1866 by Robert Tolar. Logs cut, squared and notched on site. Has "mud cat" chimney, roof of hand-rived shakes. Converted to "cook house" where 3 meals every day were cooked over open fireplace until 1960. Pots were cooked "full" for travelers who "dropped in."