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Governor Sayers House

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1703 Wilson St., Bastrop, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 6' 41.7996", -97° 19' 19.7976"
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    This Greek Revival residence was constructed in 1868 by Joseph D. Sayers (1841-1929) for his bride Ada Walton. Sayers had moved to Texas from Mississippi with his father in 1851. After serving in the Civil War as a Confederate officer, he returned to Bastrop to teach school and practice law. An active political leader, Sayers was a state senator, lieutenant governor, and U. S. congressman prior to his two terms as the Governor of Texas, 1899-1903. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1971

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Governor Sayers House Historical Marker Location Map, Bastrop, Texas

Related Themes: Texas C.S.A., Texas Confederate States of America, Confederacy
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