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

A. S. Mason House

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, May 5, 2007
1. A. S. Mason House Marker
Inscription. Local farmer Alpheus S. Mason (1839–1926) constructed this house about 1866. Situated on Bagdad Road, an important early military and commercial route in central Texas, the home features a double-galleried porch with Victorian detailing. Mason, a veteran of the Civil War, was instrumental in the early growth of Bagdad (now a ghost town) and Leander (3 Mi. NE) through his leadership in church, business, Masonic, and political activities.
 
Erected 1983 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13802.)
 
Location. 30° 34.012′ N, 97° 51.977′ W. Marker is in Leander, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on Bagdad Road. Touch for map. Across from city park, S of FM 2243 and W of US 183. Marker is in this post office area: Leander TX 78641, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heinatz Homestead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bagdad Cemetery (approx. mile away); Leander Schools (approx. 0.9 miles away); Norton Moses Lodge No. 336, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Leander United Methodist Church (approx. 0.9
A. S. Mason House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, May 5, 2007
2. A. S. Mason House
miles away); Leander Presbyterian Church (approx. one mile away); Pickle-Mason House (approx. one mile away); Webster Massacre (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leander.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,558 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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