Details for Old Davenport Home (Atlas Number 5463003719)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5463003719


Marker Number 3719
Atlas Number 5463003719
Marker Title Old Davenport Home
Index Entry Old Davenport Home
Address FM 1051 NW of Uvalde
City Uvalde
County Uvalde
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 424887
UTM Northing 3261905
Subject Codes cabins, log houses
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Uvalde, take Hwy. 83 North about 19.5 miles then go NW on FM 1051 about 8 miles to Box 103 (west side of road) - Dry Frio Ranch
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Originally an early settler's 1-room log house on the dry Frio (1 mi. N), built in era of Lipan-Apache raids and infestation of this frontier by outlaws. Enlarged for his family of 12 by L. C. ("Clabe") Davenport, who moved here about 1884. Added were a second log room, a hall, stone rooms on rear. After cattleman Davenport prospered and built a frame home, the old cabin still was used as kitchen, dining room and guest rooms. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967.