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Patterson, John, House

Built 1879-1880 by John Patterson, first man to cultivate (in 1854) land in county, and a Minute Man during Civil War. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965

Adamsville, Texas

Lampasas County

Year Erected: 1965

Marker Type: Medallion and Plate

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