(September 2, 1810 - September 20, 1896)Illinois native William O. Spencer moved to Bastrop County, Texas, with his wife, Amy Wilcoxen, in 1847. In 1853, Amy died and Spencer settled on the frontier in Williamson County. He named the Liberty Hill post office he had persuaded U.S. Senator Thomas to establish and served as its first postmaster. As an ordained minister he served Baptist congregations in several counties. His home in Liberty Hill operated as the Spencer Hotel from the early 1870s until 1884.
|Placed By||The Texas Historical Commission.|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:27am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 600759 N 3394366|
|Decimal Degrees||30.67780000, -97.94810000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 40.668', W 97° 56.886'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 40' 40.08" N, 97° 56' 53.16" W|
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|Area Code(s)||512, 254|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16101 State Rte 29, Liberty Hill TX 78642, US|
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