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Elgin in Bastrop County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dr. I.B. Nofsinger House

 
 
Dr. I.B. Nofsinger House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 31, 2022
1. Dr. I.B. Nofsinger House Marker
Inscription.  Kentucky native I.B. Nofsinger (1864-1938) came to Texas at the age of 20 and taught school before returning to his home state to study medicine. He was a doctor in McDade (8 Mi. E) prior to moving his practice here. In 1906 he and his wife Mary (McWilliams) (d.1934), a pharmacist, built this home, which remained in their family until 1978. Constructed of brick from a local kiln, it features Queen Anne detailing and a distinctive corner tower with a conical roof.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1982

 
Erected 1982 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9214.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 30° 21.02′ N, 97° 22.308′ W. Marker is in Elgin, Texas, in Bastrop County. Marker is on North Main Street, 0.1 miles north of West 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located on the right side of the front door of the house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 North Main Street, Elgin TX 78621, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church of Elgin (within shouting distance of this marker); Elgin Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elgin Lodge No. 328, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elgin Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elgin World War I Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); City of Elgin (approx. half a mile away); Pleasant Grove Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Lund (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elgin.
 
The front entrance to the Dr. I.B. Nofsinger House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 31, 2022
2. The front entrance to the Dr. I.B. Nofsinger House and Marker
The view of the Dr. I.B. Nofsinger House and Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 31, 2022
3. The view of the Dr. I.B. Nofsinger House and Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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