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

Rocky Cliff

 
 
Rocky Cliff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, April 4, 2010
1. Rocky Cliff Marker
Inscription. Built about 1871 by Daniel P. Kinney, who came to Austin in early 1850s; original homesite, at the time an extensive farm, contained areas later in Zilker Park and Barton Heights.

Structure of hard limestone, with 20-inch walls, had rooms added as the family grew.

Purchased in 1937, restored and modernized by Dr. E. J. Lund. The Lunds used unique ceramic tiles and created wrought iron ornamentation, as new features.
 
Erected 1966 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14979.)
 
Location. 30° 15.662′ N, 97° 46.078′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Barton Boulevard just north of Kerr Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 802 Barton Blvd, Austin TX 78704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old I.V. Davis Homestead (approx. mile away); Andrew Jackson Zilker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barton Springs (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dawson Stone House (approx. half a mile away); Swedes of Texas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Swedish Log Cabin
Rocky Cliff and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, April 4, 2010
2. Rocky Cliff and Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Esperanza School Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Michael Paggi House (approx. 0.7 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 726 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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