“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Adamsville, Texas

Clickable Map of Lampasas County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lampasas County, TX (62) Bell County, TX (163) Burnet County, TX (80) Coryell County, TX (30) Hamilton County, TX (35) Mills County, TX (29) San Saba County, TX (41)  LampasasCounty(62) Lampasas County (62)  BellCounty(163) Bell County (163)  BurnetCounty(80) Burnet County (80)  CoryellCounty(30) Coryell County (30)  HamiltonCounty(35) Hamilton County (35)  MillsCounty(29) Mills County (29)  SanSabaCounty(41) San Saba County (41)
Lampasas is the county seat for Lampasas County
Adamsville is in Lampasas County
      Lampasas County (62)  
      Bell County (163)  
      Burnet County (80)  
      Coryell County (30)  
      Hamilton County (35)  
      Mills County (29)  
      San Saba County (41)  
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1 Texas, Lampasas County, Adamsville — 5097 — 2.5 Mi. East is Birthplace of Stanley Walker(1898 - 1962)
Noted Texas journalist and editor. Began his career in Austin and Dallas. From 1920 to 1935 was with New York “Herald-Tribune”, where as city editor he trained many writers. Also was on staff of Philadelphia “Ledger”. He . . . Map (db m89895) HM
2 Texas, Lampasas County, Adamsville — 16731 — Adamsville
The first permanent settlers came to this area shortly before Lampasas County organized in 1856. Oliver Hazzard Perry Townsen bought 640 acres from Samuel Horrell, Sr. and his wife Elizabeth in 1868. Townsen grew wheat and established a flour mill, . . . Map (db m236152) HM
3 Texas, Lampasas County, Adamsville — 5540 — Entrance to Site of Townsen's Mill
Built on Mill Branch in 1872, Perry and Jasper Townsen's steam mill cut "rawhide" lumber and ground wheat and corn. Post office established 1881 moved in 1891 to Adamsville store of John Adams and The Rev. McCall Smith. Mr. Smith built, and was . . . Map (db m86417) HM
4 Texas, Lampasas County, Adamsville — 2797 — John Patterson House
Built 1879-1880 by John Patterson, first man to cultivate (in 1854) land in county, and a Minute Man during Civil War. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965Map (db m186213) HM
5 Texas, Lampasas County, Adamsville — 5606 — United Presbyterian Church of Adamsville
In late 1880, The Rev. McCall Smith and 19 charter members met in the home of L. Jasper and Mary Ann Townsen. They organized the Pleasant Valley Cumberland Presbyterian Church and held services in a schoolhouse or under a brush arbor. In 1903 "the . . . Map (db m86415) HM
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Feb. 23, 2024