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Elvira T. Manor Davis House

 
 
Elvira T. Manor Davis House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2007
1. Elvira T. Manor Davis House Marker
Inscription. Elvira T. Manor Davis (1841-1918) was reared in east Travis County near present-day Manor, Texas. Named for her father, she married Blackstone H. Davis whose family owned quarry, supplied stone for the 1853 Texas Capitol. Elvira widowed and the mother of six, bought this lot in 1896 and the house was built by 1904. The porch columns, balustrade and bay windows represent a transition from Victorian-era to Classical Revival design. Davis lived here until 1918.
 
Erected 1994 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15042.)
 
Location. 30° 18.385′ N, 97° 44.001′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4112 Avenue B, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hyde Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin State Hospital (approx. mile away); Kopperl House (approx. mile away); Hodnette House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Petrified Forest Lodge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philquist-Wood House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Williams-Weigl House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elisabet Ney (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Elvira T. Manor Davis House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2007
2. Elvira T. Manor Davis House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 900 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 5, 2016.
 
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