Details for McDonald House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5459011328


Marker Number 11328
Atlas Number 5459011328
Marker Title McDonald House
Index Entry McDonald House
Address 1 mi. E of Gilmer on Hwy 154
County Upshur
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built about 1853. Southern plantation style. Gathering place for community and social affairs. Sat on brow of hill, or McDonald Mountain, from which iron ore was mined during Civil War. One of former slave cabins stands west of house.