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Moore Log House

 
 
Moore Log House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 28, 2011
1. Moore Log House Marker
Inscription. In 1931-32 Edith L. Moore and her husband built this house of pine logs they cut from their land. The stone fireplace and chimney were built of sandstone curbstones salvaged from downtown Houston. Dairy farming and logging provided their livelihood. To safeguard this homesite along Rummel Creek as a nature sanctuary, she willed the log house and 17.5 acres to the Houston Audubon Society in 1975.
 
Erected 1996 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10734.)
 
Location. 29° 46.29′ N, 95° 34.19′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Wilchester Boulevard 0.2 miles south of Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Traveling on Wilchester Blvd.; going south from Memorial Drive, at about 1.5 blocks on the left (east) side, there's a opening in the trees that's the entrance to this wildlife/bird sanctuary. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77079, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bear Creek Methodist Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bellaire Streetcar Line (approx. 7.6 miles away); Bellaire Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.7 miles
Audubon Society Nature Sanctuary Sign image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 28, 2011
2. Audubon Society Nature Sanctuary Sign
away); Bellaire (approx. 7.7 miles away); Texan Capture of Mexican Dispatches (approx. 7.8 miles away); Camp Logan (approx. 8.6 miles away); Forum of Civics of River Oaks Garden Club (approx. 9.3 miles away); Stafford's Point (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
More about this marker. The sanctuary is owned and operated by the Audubon Society.
 
Additional keywords. Nature Sanctuary, Audubon Society
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Front of Moore Log House image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 28, 2011
3. Front of Moore Log House
This side is away from the parking area.
Rear of Moore Log House image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, December 28, 2011
4. Rear of Moore Log House
This is the view from the parking area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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