Details for Frye-Puryear Home (Atlas Number 5483002076)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5483002076


Marker Number 2076
Atlas Number 5483002076
Marker Title Frye-Puryear Home
Index Entry Frye-Puryear Home
Address CR 22, 1.5 miles from SH 152
City Wheeler
County Wheeler
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 396544
UTM Northing 3926801
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1964
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location From Wheeler, take S.H. 152 about 7.5 miles east; turn north onto county road 22 about 1.5 miles to private ranch driveway on east side of road
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1884. Native stone, windows and lumber hauled 200 miles south from Dodge City, by Henry Frye, 1877 settler who had bought land of buffalo hunter and dugout dweller Dick Bussell. Had first wood floors in county. Mail came out from Mobeetie to Frye Post Office here, 1897-1909. (1964)