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Near Hempstead in Waller County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Liendo

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, November 18, 2018
1. Liendo Marker
Inscription.  A plantation home built in 1853 by Leonard W. Groce. The scene for many years of lavish Southern hospitality. Purchased March 4, 1873, by Dr. Edmund Duncan Montgomery (1835-1911), world-famed philosopher, and his wife, Elisabet Ney (1833-1907), pioneer sculptress of Texas. Retained as their homestead throughout their lives. Both are buried in the grounds.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9396.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 5.824′ N, 96° 1.753′ W. Marker is near Hempstead, Texas, in Waller County. Marker can be reached from Wyatt Chapel Road. Marker is located on the Liendo Plantation. While Liendo is still a private residence, the grounds are opened to the public on the first Saturday of most months, as well as the weekend before Thanksgiving when the hold their annual Civil War Weekend. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38653 Wyatt Chapel Road, Hempstead TX 77445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
Liendo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 18, 2018
2. Liendo Marker
as the crow flies. Liendo Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. George and Libbie Custer Campsite (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clear Creek Confederate War Camps (approx. 1.1 miles away); Groce Family Plantations (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jacob E. Freeman (approx. 2 miles away); Waller County (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hempstead, C.S.A. (approx. 2.9 miles away); Former Waller County Post Offices (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hempstead.
 
Also see . . .
1. Liendo Plantation - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 

2. Liendo Plantation Official Website. (Submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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