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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Shafer Saddlery

 
 
Shafer Saddlery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Shafer Saddlery Marker
Inscription. On site of cabin used (1848) as first county courthouse.

This frontier saddlery, erected 1870 of hand-cut limestone by John H. Shafer, had living quarters upstairs.

Since 1872 occupants have been attorneys, a newspaper, and many other tenants.
 
Erected 1971 by The State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 13882.)
 
Location. 30° 38.219′ N, 97° 40.622′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 711 Main St., Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williamson County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Ku Klux Klan Trials (a few steps from this marker); Williamson County Sun (within shouting distance of this marker); C.A.D. Clamp (within shouting distance of this marker); Lesesne-Stone Building (The KGTN Building) (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Glasscock, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Dimmitt Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Shafer Saddlery Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Shafer Saddlery Building
Shafer Saddlery Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 13, 2015
3. Shafer Saddlery Building and Marker
In 2015, the building is occupied by Mikey V's Hot Sauce Shop.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3. submitted on , by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016.
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