Gaines-Oliphant House

gaines oliphant house

Christopher Talbot

 

Gaines-Oliphant House, Sabine County, Texas

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Oliphant House was built in 1818 and is one of the earliest pre-Republic, Anglo structures in Texas. The log house is the only surviving structure of James Gaines’ large plantation and ferry/tavern enterprise on the Sabine River crossing of El Camino Real de los Tejas. Gaines built the house for his in-laws.

Time period: 1800s
Ownership: Private (Daughters of the Republic of Texas)

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Last updated: July 8, 2016

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El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail
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