“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Rebecca Kilgore Stuart Red

1827 - 1886

Rebecca Kilgore Stuart Red Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
1. Rebecca Kilgore Stuart Red Marker
Inscription. Rebecca Jane Kilgore Stuart became principal of Live Oak Female Seminary in Washington County, Texas, in 1853. In 1854 she married Dr. George Clark Red and continued teaching. The Reds moved to Austin in 1876, and opened Stuart Female Seminary at 1212 East 9th Street. Rebecca continued teaching until nine days before her death in 1886. She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery. Her heirs donated her property to the Presbyterian Synod of Texas in 1899. The Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary was operated at that site from 1902 until 1907.
Erected 1988 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15556.)
Location. 30° 17.523′ N, 97° 44.269′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 27th Street and Wichita Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 E 27th St, Austin TX 78712, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (within shouting distance of this marker); Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Campus (within shouting distance of this marker); All Saintsí Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buen Retiro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Littlefield Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. Frank Dobie House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Penn and Nellie Wooldridge House (approx. half a mile away); Stanley and Emily Finch House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online. Rebecca Jane Kilgore Stuart Red (Submitted on January 10, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 28 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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