Details for John O'Byrne Home (Atlas Number 5459011333)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5459011333


Marker Number 11333
Atlas Number 5459011333
Marker Title John O'Byrne Home
Index Entry O'Byrne, John, Home
Address FM 1844, 0.7 mi E of US 271
County Upshur
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 320720
UTM Northing 3606610
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Social, cultural, political center. built 1888 in the O'Byrne's Mill settlement that included sawmill, planner, grist mill, cotton gin. O'Byrne, Irish emigrant, father of 13, built first Catholic church in Upshur and also started first school in community. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964