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Aldridge-Fitzwilliam Home

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2 mi. W off highway 204, Bastrop, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 5' 54.9348", -97° 21' 10.9872"
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    Built 1852 on part of league granted in 1831 by the Mexican government to Mozea Rousseau, a member of Austin's 2nd colony. First portion was erected by John Aldridge, farmer, whose family lived here until about 1865. The 2-story part was built about 1872 by J. W. Fitzwilliam, captain in Confederate Army and plantation owner. House is called Wexford after town in Ireland where he was born. Home is still owned by the Fitzwilliam family. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

StoppingPoints.com Editorial on Aldridge-Fitzwilliam Home:
Wexford is reportedly no longer owned by the Fitzwilliam family, but instead now owned by Reid (a Bastrop bank executive) and Cindy Sharp of Bastrop. Also, the Texas State data incorrectly lists the location as off road 204, but it is actually located off 304.

Aldridge-Fitzwilliam Home Historical Marker Location Map, Bastrop, Texas

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