Details for Jardine-Brown House (Atlas Number 5471008460)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5471008460


Marker Number 8460
Atlas Number 5471008460
Marker Title Jardine-Brown House
Index Entry Jardine-Brown House
County Walker
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 250754
UTM Northing 3391688
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From the intersection of FM 1374 and IH-45 take FM 1374 SW approximately 5.3 miles.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Robert and Jane Jardine Browne built east cabin of hewn pine logs on walnut posts, 1849. Site was part of James Jardine (or Jordan) League--1835 land grant surveyed 1838 by Republic of Texas for Jane's uncle. The west cabin of sawed pine logs was added for growing family. James F. Browne, a son born and reared here, added the lean-to bedroom, dining room and detached kitchen. Bought 1940 from the heirs and restored 1966 by Ben H. Powell, Jr.