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Van Zandt Homestead

Built: ca. 1850s-1860s
Location: 2900 Crestline Rd., Fort Worth, Texas
Residents: Scoggin and Van Zandt families
Builders: unknown

SPECIAL NOTE: Find out more about Trail Drive construction happening around the Van Zandt Cottage. For its safety, the Cottage remains fenced off and inaccesible until the Trail Drive project is completed.

The Van Zandt Cottage is owned by the City of Fort Worth's Park and Recreation Department, and operated by Log Cabin Village. It is Village's only off-site facility. The Cottage is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a local historic landmark as the oldest home in Fort Worth on its original foundation, and as one of the early homes of Major K.M. Van Zandt. It is recognized on a national level as an example of an early restoration project. The Cottage was first restored by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1936 as a project for the Texas Centennial. The Cottage has been restored through a partnership between the City of Fort Worth and theVan Zandt Cottage Friends, Inc.