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Salado in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

George Washington Baines House

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
1. George Washington Baines House Marker
Inscription. Built in the 1860s, this house was the residence of the Rev. George Washington Baines (1809-83) from 1870 to 1883. A pioneer Baptist preacher, missionary, editor, and educator, the Rev. Baines was the great-grandfather of United States President Lyndon Baines Johnson. The one-and-one-half-story frame house features characteristics of the Greek Revival style, including the distinctive front porch with square columns, transoms, and delicate ornamentation.
 
Erected 1981 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 279.)
 
Location. 30° 56.52′ N, 97° 31.996′ W. Marker is in Salado, Texas, in Bell County. Marker is on Royal Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salado TX 76571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander's Distillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Thomas Arnold High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major Archibald Johnson Rose (approx. mile away); The Major A.J. Rose House (approx. mile away); Twelve Oaks (approx. mile away); Stagecoach Inn
George Washington Baines House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
2. George Washington Baines House
(approx. mile away); Main Street Bridges (approx. mile away); Salado Creek (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salado.
 
Regarding George Washington Baines House. Entered in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online. George Washington Baines, Sr. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 901 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on March 30, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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