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

Heinatz Homestead

 
 
Heinatz Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, June 28, 2007
1. Heinatz Homestead Marker
Inscription. Built in fall of 1850, along with adjoining store and post office, all of native stone, by John Frederick Heinatz (1822-91), a settler from Germany. He was for many years postmaster of Bagdad, a public school trustee, superintendent of Sunday School, banker, and practical advisor to his neighbors.

He married Emilie Krohn and had nine children, six boys and three girls, seven of whom lived to adulthood in this home.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
 
Erected 1972 by the Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9104.)
 
Location. 30° 34.514′ N, 97° 52.284′ W. Marker is in Leander, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on N Bagdad Rd near County Route 2243. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leander TX 78641, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bagdad Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); A. S. Mason House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pickle-Mason House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Leander Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Leander United Methodist Church
Heinatz Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Heinatz Homestead
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Leander Schools (approx. one mile away); Webster Massacre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Leander (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leander.
 
Also see . . .  Heinatz Homestead - Williamson County Historical Commission. (Submitted on March 12, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Store and Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
3. Store and Post Office
Heinatz Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael D. Yancey, February 26, 1976
4. Heinatz Homestead Marker
Yancey, Michael D. [J.F. Heinatz Homestead, (East elevation, Holise)], photograph, February 26, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth672121/m1/1/?q=heinatz%20homestead: accessed March 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.
Heinatz Homestead Store image. Click for full size.
By Michael D. Yancey, February 26, 1976
5. Heinatz Homestead Store
Yancey, Michael D. [J.F. Heinatz Homestead, (Store)], photograph, February 26, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth676425/m1/1/?q=heinatz%20homestead: accessed March 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3. submitted on December 15, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   4, 5. submitted on March 12, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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