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Laguna Gloria

 
 
Laguna Gloria Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
1. Laguna Gloria Marker
Inscription. This Mediterranean style villa was built in 1916 for Henry H. and Clara Driscoll Sevier. Named Laguna Gloria for a nearby lagoon off the Colorado River, the stuccoed home features a decorative window that resembles the rose window at San Jose mission in San Antonio. In 1943 the site was conveyed to the Texas Fine Arts Assoc. by Clara Driscoll, best known for her efforts to preserve the Alamo. Her homesite is now owned by Laguna Gloria Art Museum.
 
Erected 1983 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6472.)
 
Location. 30° 18.733′ N, 97° 46.456′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from West 35th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3809 W 35th St, Austin TX 78703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Taylor Lime Kiln No. 1 (approx. half a mile away); Covert Family Park Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Bonnell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sweetbrush (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lilia and Josephine Casis (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Mabry
Laguna Gloria image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
2. Laguna Gloria
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Major John B. Jones (approx. 0.8 miles away); Texas and the Civil War State Military Board (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Clara Driscoll Marker
 
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online. Laguna Gloria Art Museum (Submitted on December 30, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
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Laguna Gloria Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, November 10, 2016
3. Laguna Gloria Marker
Austin Landmark plaque near marker
Laguna Gloria Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, November 10, 2016
4. Laguna Gloria Marker
Additional photo of marker including National Register of Historic Places plaque.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3, 4. submitted on , by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 12, 2016.
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