Details for Booker Home (Atlas Number 5507013768)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013768


Marker Number 13768
Atlas Number 5507013768
Marker Title Booker Home
Index Entry Booker Home
Address 1396 W US 67
City Glen Rose
County Somervell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 614567
UTM Northing 3565436
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1963
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location US 67, 2 mi. W of Glen Rose
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This home was built in the early 1870s by William G. McCamant, who came to Texas about 1856. McCamant, who had worked for the creation of Somervell County, was appointed one of the county's first commissioners. The house was sold to Civil War veteran George L. Booker in 1896, during his 36-year tenure as county surveyor. The house features 18-inch thick walls made of limestone that was quarried nearby. The chimneys on other end are typical of 1870s frontier homes. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1963