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Kovner-Bobys Homestead (aka Merriman-Bobys House)

Texas Historic Landmark - Kovner-Bobys Homestead

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

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On original Spanish land grant of 1831, "Rincon de Oso". Built 1851. Lumber of native wood, sawed by hand, square nails. 3 gables, 2 chimneys.

Commandeered as hospital during the Civil War and in a yellow fever epidemic. Scene of many gala affairs.

Also known as Merriman-Bobys House. Property owned by Ernest E. and Beatrice Kovner Bobys, 1936-1981.

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