(January 20, 1807 - November 14, 1867)South Carolina native Samuel K. Lewis married Marshall Ann Moore in 1830 and they settled on his Mississippi plantation. In 1838 the Lewis family was drawn to Texas. Originally a surveyor, Lewis served Austin County in the Republic of Texas House of Representatives in 1844-1845. In 1848 he learned of plans for a stage line to run through this area. He bought 145 acres near this site and settled his family there. The Lewis home became a stopping place for travelers later known as the Winedale Inn. Given to the University of Texas in the 1960s, it became a focal point of the nearby Winedale Historical Center.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 723925 N 3329576|
|Decimal Degrees||30.07685000, -96.67680000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 4.611', W 96° 40.608'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 4' 36.66" N, 96° 40' 36.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1717-1995 FM1457, Round Top TX 78954, US|
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