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A. S. Mason House

A. S. Mason House

Texas Historical Commission Marker Number: 13802

Year Dedicated:  1983

Marker Size: Medallion & Plate

A. S. Mason House Photo Courtesy Keith Peterson May 2007

A. S. Mason House Photo Courtesy Keith Peterson May 2007

A. S. Mason House Photo Courtesy Keith Peterson May 2007

A. S. Mason House Photo Courtesy Keith Peterson May 2007

A. S. Mason House Photo Courtesy Google September 2016

A. S. Mason House Photo Courtesy Google September 2016

Marker Text: 

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.     Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1983

Address: 600 S Bagdad Rd (CR 278)

Primary City: Leander

Secondary Town(s): none

Additional Information: across from Bledsoe Park

Latitude: 30.566966
Longitude: -97.866108

Verified Location:  Verified 1/7/2017 & 4/2017  In 2017, house was being renovated.  After renovations–contact owner BATES, JEFFERSON E & ASHLEY M, R031364, to get close up picture of marker.

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