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Old B.J. Smith Property

 
 
Old B.J. Smith Property Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
1. Old B.J. Smith Property Marker
Inscription. Purchased from State of Texas at auction in 1853, by Smith, a school proprietor. Structure, one of the better early homes in Austin, was probably built in the 1850ís.

Handmade hardware, doors, and other structural parts reveal fine workmanship.
 
Erected 1968 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6439.)
 
Location. 30° 16.187′ N, 97° 44.769′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 Guadalupe St, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ira Hobart Evans (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Site of First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Austin Womanís Club (about 500 feet away); Claudia Taylor Johnson Hall (about 600 feet away); Emma West Flats (about 600 feet away); West-Bremond Cottage (about 700 feet away); Joseph and Mary Robinson Martin House (about 800 feet away); Austin's Moonlight Towers (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old B.J. Smith Property image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
2. Old B.J. Smith Property
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 23 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 June 16, 2016.
 
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