Details for Sanderford Log Cabin

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5027004562


Marker Number 4562
Atlas Number 5027004562
Marker Title Sanderford Log Cabin
Index Entry Sanderford Log Cabin
City Belton
County Bell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 639408
UTM Northing 3439078
Subject Codes cabins, log houses
Marker Year 1967
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Marker Location Private property near FM 93 and Paddy Hamilton Road
Private Property Yes
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text One of earliest homes in Nolan Valley community. Built when he moved to Texas in 1867 by John Rice Sanderford (1841-1923), a veteran of the Civil War. Birthplace, 1895, of John Roy Sanderford, State Senator from this district from 1933 to 1937. Settler John Rice Sanderford was father of 12 children. First wife, Elvira Keith, for whom he built this cabin of hand-hewn Oak Logs, died in 1884; his second wife was Emily Viola Lacy. The descendants are area leaders in civic and business life. Cabin restored by youngest son, Judge T.E. Sanderford, 1964. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967.


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