Details for Rock Barn (Atlas Number 5483003955)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5483003955


Marker Number 3955
Atlas Number 5483003955
Marker Title Rock Barn
Index Entry Rock Barn
Address SH 152, E of Wheeler
City Wheeler
County Wheeler
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 401999
UTM Northing 3925592
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; agriculture, general; buildings
Marker Year 1967
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property Yes
Marker Location From Wheeler, take S.H. 152 east about 10 miles; turn north onto private drive to barn site, about 2 miles on private property (Patton Ranch)
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1891 by F. M. Patton, a rancher; native stone with cottonwood framing. Part of lumber came from abandoned Fort Elliott. Barn was one of first in county; used to store prairie hay, alfalfa. W. G. Stiles family, owners, purchased ranch in 1901. (Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967)