Details for Old Alexander Cook Home (Atlas Number 5459011304)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5459011304


Marker Number 11304
Atlas Number 5459011304
Marker Title Old Alexander Cook Home
Index Entry Cook, Alexander
Address Souls Chapel Community, 12 mi. NW of Gilmer
City Gilmer
County Upshur
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 12 mi. NW of Gilmer
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Cook moved here in 1857 from Tennessee. A leading farmer; head of a prominent family. Had one of first cotton gins in Upshur County. Built this Greek revival house in 1882. Its fine glazing and window and door trim were unusual in that era. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966