Dallas in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Buckner Log Cabin
Dr. R. C. Buckner was born in this Madisonville, Tenn., cabin, Jan. 3, 1833. He moved to Texas, 1859. In 1879, founded Buckner Home. Original quarters cared for 8 children. After his death, April 9, 1919, work continued under sons, Joe D. and Hal F., and grandson, Robert Cooke Buckner II. This rough-hewn, 2-story cabin was moved here from original site, 1912, by staff and friends. Children playing around it gave the name "Tennessee House."
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6607.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 32° 47.381′ N, 96° 40.989′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from South Buckner Boulevard. The log cabin is hidden behind the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5200 S Buckner Boulevard, Dallas TX 75227, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow fliesBuckner Baptist Children's Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Peacock Military Academy (approx. 1˝ miles away); Pleasant Mound Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); W. W. Glover Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pleasant Mound "Public" Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Z. Motley Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Scyene Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); Warren Angus Ferris Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 25, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.