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

Twelve Oaks

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
1. Twelve Oaks Marker
Inscription. Twelve Oaks, 1867-69. Greek Revival mansion built of stone from adjacent land, for B.D. McKie, Texas doctor who fought and was wounded in Mexican and Civil wars.

Restoration by parents of Lt. Henry Clay DeGrummond, Jr. World War II combat hero, is dedicated to his memory.
 
Erected 1962 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5577.)
 
Location. 30° 56.73′ N, 97° 31.934′ W. Marker is in Salado, Texas, in Bell County. Marker is on Center Circle, 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Baines House (approx. mile away); Home of Orville Thomas Tyler (approx. 0.3 miles away); Norton-Orgain House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Anderson Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Davis Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Wellborn Barton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armstrong-Adams House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salado.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Twelve Oaks image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
2. Twelve Oaks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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