Historical Marker, Centennial marker, US 290 Business, Hempstead

Address: Historical Marker, Centennial marker, US 290 Business, Hempstead

Date: 1936

Historic Uses: Historical Marker, Centennial marker

Stylistic Influences: No style

National Register of Historic Places: Recommended Eligible

Previous Designations: National Register Eligible (Indiv.)

Other Historic Designations: 5473008116

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Plantation Home of Edwin Waller

Centennial Marker: 8116

Plantation home of Edwin Waller (1800-1883). Member of the consultation in 1835, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, first mayor of Austin, member of the Secession Convention in 1861.  On this property, acquired during the Republic of Texas, he resided from 1846 for many years.