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Lubbock in Lubbock County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Typical Homesteader Cabin

 
 
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By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
1. Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1883. Shows pioneer way of life -- with the basic room of field stone, for protection from blizzards. Shed rooms attached gave storage and extra room. After turn of century, and better living was possible, owner added 3 rooms, double fireplace hall and porch.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964

 
Erected 1964.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 33° 35.368′ N, 101° 52.985′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker can be reached from 4th Street west of Flint Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Located within the National Ranching Heritage Center Park, next to the Harrell House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3121 4th Street, Lubbock TX 79409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrell House (a few steps from this marker); Bairfield Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Waggoner Ranch Commissary (within shouting distance
Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
2. Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker
of this marker); Jowell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hedwig's Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Jowell Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Barton House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Mail Camp (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
Also see . . .  National Ranching Heritage Center. Texas Tech University (Submitted on June 19, 2019.) 
 
Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
3. Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker
Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
4. Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker
Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
5. Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker
Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
6. Typical Homesteader Cabin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 18, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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