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Miller Log Cabin

 
 
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By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
1. Miller Log Cabin Marker
Inscription.  

Built 1847 of cedar logs hewn by hand adzes, pegged in place and caulked with clay. Floored with hand-hewn cedar boards. Chimney stones were quarried near Mountain Creek. First Texas home of Wm. B. Miller (1807 - 1899), who built ante-bellum mansion "Millermore." His 5 daughters, and 7 other local girls went to one of the first schools in Dallas, held in this cabin. They and the teacher slept in loft. Placed on present site 1964.
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6787.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 46.34′ N, 96° 47.318′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from 1717 Gano Street. As of nly the Medallion is present. The Historical Marker plate is missing. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1515 S Harwood Street, Dallas TX 75215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Millermore (within shouting distance of this marker); Old City Park (within shouting distance of this
Miller Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
2. Miller Log Cabin Marker
marker); Browder Springs (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cherokees in Dallas (about 500 feet away); Dallas Scottish Rite Temple (approx. half a mile away); City of Dallas (approx. 0.6 miles away); A. H. Belo Corporation (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Dallas Morning News (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Miller Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
3. Miller Log Cabin
Miller Log Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
4. Miller Log Cabin
Miller Log Cabin interior image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
5. Miller Log Cabin interior
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By Kayla Harper, January 17, 2021
6. Miller Log Cabin park sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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