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Liberty Hill in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bryson Stagecoach Stop

 
 
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By Keith Peterson
1. Bryson Stagecoach Stop Marker
Inscription.  
John T. Bryson (d. 1894) and his wife Amelia (d. 1897), prominent early settlers of the Liberty Hill community, constructed this home in the 1850s. Built on a frame of notched and fitted hewn cedar logs and featuring chimneys of native stone, the original open dog-trot construction is typical of pioneer Texas houses. The Bryson residence also served as a stop on the stagecoach route between Austin and Fort Croghan, near present Burnet.
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9038.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 30° 40.662′ N, 97° 56.64′ W. Marker is in Liberty Hill, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on State Highway 29. About 1 mile west of Liberty Hill just before Liberty Hill cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty Hill TX 78642, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church of Liberty Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); William O. Spencer (approx. ¼ mile away); Liberty Hill Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); John G. Matthews (approx. ¼ mile away); Stubblefield Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Liberty Hill Masonic Hall
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By Keith Peterson, October 21, 2018
2. Bryson Stagecoach Stop Marker
Marker is on house to the right of the right most post
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Liberty Hill Methodist Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Williams-Buck Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Tumbleweed. Attraction website:
“An authentic old-west town” that is on the site of the Bryson Stagecoach Stop. Several old buildings moved here to replicate an old-west town. (Submitted on September 14, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Bryson Stagecoach Stop image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
3. Bryson Stagecoach Stop
Bryson Stagecoach Stop image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
4. Bryson Stagecoach Stop
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By Keith Peterson
5. Bryson Stagecoach Stop
Small Shack image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
6. Small Shack
Well image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
7. Well
Barn image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
8. Barn
House on Site image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
9. House on Site
Another House on Site image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
10. Another House on Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,373 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 14, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on October 27, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3. submitted on September 14, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on December 15, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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