Marker [077]
The Fitzgerald House
(Frontier Village, Loy Lake Park)


Built on 800-acre farm near Bells by Geo. S. Fitzgerald, who moved with family from Virginia to Texas in 1857, he cut building timber on his farm in 1859. On return from Confederate army heerected this house in 1866. He was prosperous and esteemed, serving as a Grayson County commissioner from 1880 to 1884. House was framed of pegged oak logs. Main rooms are 20 feet by 20 feet, joined by 12-foot hall. Two stairs lead to upper story.