Miriam A. Ferguson Birthplace (120 Feet East)
Marker Text: A five-room log cabin on this site was the home of Miriam A. Wallace (1875-1961) from her birth until her marriage to James Ferguson in 1899.
After her husband had been twice elected governor, Mrs. Ferguson became the first woman elected governor of any states. She served two terms form 1925 to 1927 and from 1933 to 1935.
The property was inherited by Mrs. Ferguson and about 1917 was mortgaged to support her husband's political career the home was destroyed by fire in 1926. (1967)
Marker No: 3398
Aluminum 18 x 28 Subject Marker
Geographic: 30.908089, -97.327599
Location: On Sullivan Road 3 miles east of SH 95 in Sparks