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

Liendo Plantation

 
 
Liendo Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 18, 2018
1. Liendo Plantation Marker
Inscription plaque is located to the right of the front door.
Inscription.  

Named for Spanish grandee who was first owner of the 5-league survey here.

Leonard W. Groce, a settler, in 1853 built this 16-room home using slave labor. Bricks for foundation and chimneys were made from Brazos Valley clay.

The kitchen was built to cook a pig or a whole ox daily. The bachelor halls were filled with visiting Texas statesmen.

Sculptress Elisabet Ney and family lived here 1873-1911.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

Entered in the National Register of Historic Places 1971
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9395.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 30° 5.816′ N, 96° 1.773′ W. Marker is near Hempstead, Texas, in Waller County. Marker can be reached from Wyatt Chapel Road. Marker is located on the Liendo Plantation. Liendo is a private residence, and closed to the public. 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.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Liendo (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. George and Libbie Custer Campsite (approx. ¾ mile away); Camp Groce Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles 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. 2½ miles away); Jacob E. Freeman (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hempstead.
 
More about this marker. The Liendo Planation and marker are located on a private residence, and closed to the public.
 
Also see . . .
1. Liendo Plantation - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 

2. Liendo Plantation Official Website. (Submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
 
Liendo Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 18, 2018
2. Liendo Plantation Marker
Medallion and NRHP plaque located to the left of the front door.
Liendo Plantation image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 18, 2018
3. Liendo Plantation
Liendo Plantation image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 18, 2018
4. Liendo Plantation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2024. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on February 20, 2024, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. • James Hulse was the editor who published this page.

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