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M.M. Long’s Livery Stable and Opera House

 
 
M.M. Long’s Livery Stable and Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 30, 2007
1. M.M. Long’s Livery Stable and Opera House Marker
Inscription. When M.M. Long and his family moved here from Bastrop in the 1860s, the first floor of this structure served as the livery stable for Long’s Austin to Burnet and Lampasas stage line. On the second floor Long ran an opera house which was used for public meetings and concerts. In 1867 a Federal courtroom and in 1900 an Oddfellows hall occupied the second story. Through the years a publishing company, a saloon and a billiard parlor, tobacco, drug, jewelry, and dry goods stores have used this centrally located building.
 
Erected 1979 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14469.)
 
Location. 30° 16.255′ N, 97° 44.493′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Congress Ave, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Swedish Consulate and Swante Palm Library (a few steps from this marker); Old Bakery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Openheimer-Montgomery Building (about 500 feet away); Site of Tenth Street Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Site of Temporary Texas State Capitol of 1880’s
M.M. Long’s Livery Stable and Opera House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 30, 2007
2. M.M. Long’s Livery Stable and Opera House
(about 500 feet away); First Classes of the University of Texas Law School (about 600 feet away); Saint Mary’s Cathedral (about 600 feet away); Offices Of The War Department And The Adjutant General (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 35 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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