Details for Shade Denson House (Atlas Number 5281004651)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5281004651


Marker Number 4651
Atlas Number 5281004651
Marker Title Shade Denson House
Index Entry Denson, Shade, House
City Lampasas
County Lampasas
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 582677
UTM Northing 3437584
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; sheriffs
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Lampasas take 190 east about 1 mile, then go north on CR 7 about 1.3 mile. House is on south side of road just past Sparks Crossing. (MARKER REPORTED MISSING 6/23/2009)
Marker Size 14" x 9" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Built in Civil War era by Shadrick T. Denson, soldier of Forney's Brigade in the Confederate Army. Builder was Lampasas County sheriff, 1870-74, in time of deadly feuds. Shot in the line of duty, later died as result of wound. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964