Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Austin State Hospital
Oldest Texas mental hospital.
Construction began in 1857. The institution, then housed in the administration building, was opened May 11, 1861, with about a dozen patients and has continued to be dedicated to mental health programs.
Erected 1966 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 15648.)
Location. 30° 18.431′ N, 97° 44.238′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4110 Guadalupe St, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elvira T. Manor Davis House (approx. ¼ mile away); Petrified Forest Lodge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob Leser House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hyde Park (approx. half a mile away); Kopperl House (approx. half a mile away); Buddington-Benedict-Sheffield Compound (approx. half a mile away); Hodnette House (approx. half a mile away); Philquist-Wood House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
Categories. • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine •
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