Thomas and Mary Williams Homestead
Williams homestead, seen from the southwest
|Location||0.5 miles east of Taylor, off a gravel road|
|Nearest city||Taylor, Nebraska|
|Area||80 acres (32 ha)|
|Built by||Williams, Thomas|
|NRHP reference #||98001565|
|Added to NRHP||December 31, 1998|
The Thomas and Mary Williams Homestead, near Taylor, Nebraska, has significance dating to 1884. Its 80-acre (32 ha) property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998 with seven contributing buildings and three other contributing structures.
Taylor is a village in, and the county seat of, Loup County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 190 at the 2010 census.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
Thomas Williams was an American Civil War veteran. The property, which includes a log house, is located approximately 0.5 miles east of Taylor.
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