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Burnet in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Galloway House

 
 
The Galloway House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
1. The Galloway House Marker
Inscription. The original part of this house was built in 1856. The adobe and rock residence, owned by Maj. Hugh H. Calvert, also served as an inn. Local landowner Enoch Brooks bought the home in 1885 and made major additions to the structure. Significant changes were also made by W. C. Galloway (1856-1936), who became the owner in 1899. A prominent businessman and an organizer of the First State Bank of Burnet, he served as county tax collector and mayor of the city.
 
Erected 1981 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9715.)
 
Location. 30° 45.351′ N, 98° 13.564′ W. Marker is in Burnet, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is at the intersection of S Pierce St and E League St, on the right when traveling south on S Pierce St. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burnet TX 78611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest Commercial Building in Burnet (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Badger Building (about 400 feet away); General Adam R. Johnson (about 400 feet away); The Burnet Bulletin (about 400 feet away); Burnet County Jail
The Galloway House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
2. The Galloway House
(about 700 feet away); Rocky Rest (approx. mile away); Old Cook Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Whitaker Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burnet.
 
Regarding The Galloway House. Building is now occupied as the Verandas Guest House.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 25 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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