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Hamilton Ledbetter House

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Latitude & Longitude: 30° 2' 54.44183000004", -96° 40' 22.4500600002"
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     North Carolina native Hamilton Ledbetter (1808-1888) and his wife Jane Amanda ( Peacock) (1813-1884) settled in Victoria County in 1839. Ledbetter moved to Fayette County in 1845. Soon he built this home for his large family. Ledbetter's plantation was the location of Round Top Academy which operated 1854-67. A prominent citizen, he served as Round Top marshall and State Senator, 1872-74. The house was moved about one mile to this site in 1959. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Hamilton Ledbetter House Historical Marker Location Map, Texas