Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
A front balcony (since razed) permitted a later baker, Henry Maerki, to photograph parades, including one in 1901 for U.S. President William McKinley.
Now Austin Heritage Society’s tourist information center.
Erected 1966 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14949.)
Location. 30° 16.326′ N, 97° 44.49′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1006 Congress Ave, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Temporary Texas State Capitol of 1880’s (within shouting distance of this marker); First Classes of the University of Texas Law School (within shouting distance of this marker); The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); African Americans in the Texas Revolution (about 300 feet away); Governor Edmund Jackson Davis (about 300 feet away); Governor James Edward Ferguson August 31, 1871 -September 21, 1944 (about 300 feet away); Governor Andrew Jackson Hamilton (about 300 feet away); Governor Elisha Marshall Pease (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
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