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Adamsville in Lampasas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill

 
 
Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 14, 2015
1. Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill Marker
Inscription. Built on Mill Branch in 1872, Perry and Jasper Townsen's steam mill cut "rawhide" lumber and ground wheat and corn.

Post office established 1881 moved in 1891 to Adamsville store of John Adams and The Rev. McCall Smith. Mr. Smith built, and was pastor of, earliest Presbyterian church there.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5540.)
 
Location. 31° 17.215′ N, 98° 9.29′ W. Marker is in Adamsville, Texas, in Lampasas County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 581 1.4 miles east of American Legion Memorial Highway (U.S. 281), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lampasas TX 76550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. United Presbyterian Church of Adamsville (approx. 1.1 miles away); Adamsville (approx. 1.3 miles away); 2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker (approx. 4.4 miles away); Indian Culture Sites (approx. 11.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Benjamin F. Gholson (approx. 12.1 miles away); Evant
Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill Marker vicinity image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 14, 2015
2. Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill Marker vicinity
(approx. 13.1 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Evant (approx. 13.2 miles away); Purmela Baptist Church (approx. 17.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Adamsville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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