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

Belvin Street Historic District

 
 
Belvin Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, April 11, 2022
1. Belvin Street Historic District Marker
Inscription.  This street was named in 1876 for the Rev. R.H. Belvin, president of Coronal Institute, 1870-1875. San Marcos, founded in 1845, was acquiring better architecture by the 1870s. This district now (1976) retains historic structures: the Belvin Home, built 1875; the O.T. Brown House, 1878; the houses of J.S. Davis and S.R. Kone, Jr., built 1886; Mrs. A.J. Wood's home, 1888; the homes of J.F. McGehee, H.G. Talmadge and E.L. Thomas, 1889, the J.L. Malone House, 1891; the Joe Earnest House, 1892; the G.T. McGehee House, 1895. Also in this district are distinctive houses of the early 1900s.
 
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10237.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 29° 52.495′ N, 97° 57.34′ W. Marker is in San Marcos, Texas, in Hays County. Marker is at the intersection of Belvin Street and North Bishop Street, on the right when traveling east on Belvin Street. The marker is located near the street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1251 Belvin Street, San Marcos TX 78666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Lafayette and Eliza Pitts Malone House (within shouting distance of this marker); Wonder Cave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta Hofheinz House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lloyd Gideon Johnson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Belvin Street Historic District (approx. Ό mile away); J. H. and Abbie Barbee House (approx. Ό mile away); Kone-Yarbrough House (approx. 0.4 miles away); John F. McGehee Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Marcos.
 
Belvin Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, April 11, 2022
2. Belvin Street Historic District Marker
The view of the Belvin Street Historic District Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, April 11, 2022
3. The view of the Belvin Street Historic District Marker from the street
(the marker is located on the far left)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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May. 28, 2023