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

John R. Dobie House

 
 
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By James Hulse, August 21, 2020
1. John R. Dobie House Marker
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Constructed about 1892 for Charles and Susannah Cock, this house was purchased by John R. and Martha Dobie in 1899. A native of Scotland, Dobie (1849-1924) was a farmer, rancher, and Hays County commissioner in 1897-98. A fine example of vernacular house types, the John R. Dobie house features a central hall plan, board-and-batten construction, and classical detailing. It remained in the Dobie family until 1977.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1990
 
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10257.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 29° 59.8′ N, 98° 5.617′ W. Marker is in Wimberley, Texas, in Hays County. Marker is on Old Kyle Road 0.2 miles east of Highway 12, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 282 Old Kyle Road, Wimberley TX 78676, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Century-Old Wimberley Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Ben McCulloch No. 946 United Confederate Veterans
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By James Hulse, August 21, 2020
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(approx. 10˝ miles away); Wonder Cave (approx. 11.6 miles away); Site of Coronal Institute (approx. 11.8 miles away); Augusta Hofheinz House (approx. 11.9 miles away); Kyle Pioneer Family Cemetery (approx. 11.9 miles away); Kyle Cemetery (approx. 12 miles away); San Marcos Mill Tract (approx. 12 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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