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

Liendo

 
 
Liendo Marker image. Click for full size.
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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
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.
Liendo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 18, 2018
2. Liendo Marker
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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 as the crow flies. Liendo Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. George and Libbie Custer Campsite (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Groce Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Clear Creek Confederate War Camps (approx. 1.1 miles away); Groce Family Plantations (approx. 1.1 miles away); Plantation Home of Edwin Waller (approx. 1.7 miles away); Captain Alfred H. Wyly (approx. 2˝ miles away); Jacob E. Freeman (approx. 2˝ 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 Atascocita, Texas.) 

2. Liendo Plantation Official Website. (Submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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