Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
UT Tower Shooting Memorial
Thomas Aquinas Ashton
Dr. Robert H. Boyer
Thomas Frederick Eckman
Mark Jerome Gabour
Karen Joan Griffith
David H. Gunby
Thomas Ray Karr
Marguerite Gabour Lamport
Roy Dell Schmidt
Paul Bolton Sonntag
Officer Billy Paul Speed
Edna Elizabeth Rose Townsley
Kathleen Leissner Whitman
Margaret Hodges Whitman
Baby Boy Wilson
The University of Texas at Austin remembers with profound sorrow the
tragedy of August 1. 1966. This space is dedicated as the Tower Garden,
a memorial to those who died, to those who were wounded, and to the
countless other victims who were immeasurably affected by the tragedy.
Erected 2016 by The Tower Memorial Enhancement Group.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Notable Events.
Location. 30° 17.218′ N, 97° 44.369′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barbara Jordan Statue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Littlefield Home (about 500 feet away); Gerhard-Schoch House (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Robert Lee "R.L." Moore (approx. 0.3 miles away); All Saints' Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); All Saints’ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Campus (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . . University of Texas tower shooting. (Submitted on May 19, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.