“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)

Williams-Weigl House

Williams-Weigl House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2007
1. Williams-Weigl House Marker
Inscription. This c. 1911 home is associated with two important Austin families. New York native Harvey Murdock Williams, a bookkeeper at Ramsey Nursery, and his wife, Euphemia (Sinclair), built the house. In the early 1940s, it passed to their son, Harvey Sinclair Williams, an educator and baseball coach. In 1947, F. Lee Weigl moved his family here. Weigl, like his father, Fortunat, was a craftsman known for his ornate ironwork, some of which can be seen in the home’s detailing. With a bungalow form and symmetrical plan, the home has a three-bay porch and central door flanked by sidelights.
Erected 2002 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12887.)
Location. 30° 18.205′ N, 97° 43.68′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Avenue H, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4107 Avenue H, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philquist-Wood House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kopperl House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hodnette House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elisabet Ney
Williams-Weigl House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2007
2. Williams-Weigl House
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hyde Park (approx. ¼ mile away); The Shipe House (approx. ¼ mile away); Elvira T. Manor Davis House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wells-LaRue House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 27 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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