Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of 1839 home and 1842 massacre of Gideon White. A daughter, Louisa, wed (1846) Edward Seiders, for whom oaks are named.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 15302.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 18.361′ N, 97° 44.861′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. On walking trail between Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and Seton Medical Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Radkey House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jacob Leser House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Splitrock (approx. half a mile away); Jane Yelvington McCallum (approx. 0.6 miles away); Austin State Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); Buddington-Benedict-Sheffield Compound (approx. 0.7 miles away); Penn and Nellie Wooldridge House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Mabry (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . .
1. Famous Trees of Texas. Seiders Oaks (Submitted on January 16, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. Austin American Statesman article. Springs help tell story of longtime Austin family. (Submitted on November 29, 2016, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,172 times since then. Last updated on November 29, 2016, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.