Details for Liendo (Atlas Number 5473009396)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5473009396


Marker Number 9396
Atlas Number 5473009396
Marker Title Liendo
Index Entry Liendo
Address 5 mi. N on FM 1488 to Wycliff Chapel Rd.
City Hempstead
County Waller
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 786206
UTM Northing 3333380
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; women, women's history topics; plantations; artists
Marker Year 1936
Marker Location 5 mi. N of Hempstead on FM 1488 to Wycliff Chapel Rd.
Marker Size 1936 Centennial - Subject Marker (gray granite)
Marker Text A plantation home built in 1853 by Leonard W. Groce. The scene for many years of lavish Southern hospitality. Purchased March 4, 1873, by Dr. Edmund Duncan Montgomery 1835-1911), world-famed philosopher, and his wife, Elisabet Ney (1833-1907), pioneer sculptress of Texas. Retained as their homestead throughout their lives. Both are buried in the grounds.