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

Cooper Sansom House

Cooper Sansom House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Cooper Sansom House Marker
Inscription. The Belford Lumber Co. built this home in 1910 for local attorney Cooper Sansom (1863–1928). A former newspaperman, Sansom served as city attorney and later as state representative and district judge. An active civic leader, he was also prominent in state programs of the Presbyterian church and the Democratic party. Cooper Sansom’s home features influences of the Prairie School style in its wide overhanging eaves, low horizontal design, and tuscan columns.
Erected 1988 by the Texas Historical Commission.
Location. 30° 37.968′ N, 97° 40.624′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on South Main Street south of West University Avenue (Texas Highway 29), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1252 South Main Street, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marsh F. Smith House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.C. and Mattie Hughes Cody House (about 700 feet away); St. John’s United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Jessie Daniel Ames (about 800 feet
Cooper Sansom House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Cooper Sansom House
away); W.Y. Penn Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. A. McDougle Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Irvine House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harrell-Stone House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016.
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