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A. M. Brown Cabin

Texas Historical Commission Marker Number: 9036

Year Dedicated:  1974

Marker Size: Medallion & Plate

Marker Text: 

When Asa M. Brown cut cedar, elm, and oak trees and built this cabin on his 317-acre State of Texas claim in 1853, this land was on the frontier. His chimney and fireplace were of hand-hewn native stone, the floor of dirt. William Wood, one of the many later owners, enlarged the home. In 1909-66, L. M., T. L., Annie, and Charles Hughes by turns owned and occupied the property. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Garey restored the cabin after their purchase, 1966.     Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1974

Address: 6450 FM 2243 (Leander Rd)

Primary City: Georgetown

Secondary Town(s): none

Additional Information: City of Georgetown’s “Garey Park”:

Longitude: -97.789423 — NEED TO CHANGE WHEN MARKER IS RE-INSTALLED

Latitude: 30.600244 — NEED TO CHANGE WHEN MARKER IS RE-INSTALLED

Verified Location:  Verified 12/30/2016 & 3/29/2017 *The coordinates listed is where the current marker is located at donor’s house, 101 Covington Cove. Property transitioning to the City of Georgetown Garey Park. Per GT Park & Recreation dept – the marker will be installed once the Memorial Pavilion is finished inside the park at coordinates 30.60955 -97.79524. 2016 Listed Owner Info at WCAD #R484374, Doc #2016088263, Texas Parks & Recreation Foundation % Jack Garey 101 Covington Cove Georgetown, TX 78628