“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Round Rock in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Andrew J. Palm House

Andrew J. Palm House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
1. Andrew J. Palm House Marker

With his mother and brothers, Andrew J. Palm (1839–1928) migrated to Texas from Sweden in 1853. They settled about three miles north of Round Rock at Palm Valley, where Palm built this residence about 1873. He purchased the land from Swedish immigration agent S. M. Swenson. Palm hauled cypress and pine from Austin to construct the house. Here he and his wife Carolina (Nelson) (1851–1929) raised their eight children. The structure was moved to Round Rock in 1976.

There is a separate memorial marker (see below picture) in front of the house that actually refers to the adjacent brick building. It reads:
In memory
Dr. Dick Bolling Gregg
21 June 1894 - 18 May 1963
"In this day of specialties within specialties, the day of the doctor who is a General Practitioner may be fast passing. But if the General Practitioner is passing, the Country Doctor - Family Doctor - General Practitioner, who devotes his entire career to one community, is practically unknown today. Such a doctor, however was Dick Bolling Gregg."

"One who was so much a part of the lives of all of us here in round
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Rock, one who for so many years devoted his precious time and energy to his community, much of it in the red brick building located to the left of this marker .... and one who was cherieshed and loved by all his friends, neighbors, and fellow citizens, and who helped to mold our little town of Round Rock into the growing community it is today .... our own beloved, Dr. D. B. Gregg."
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9316.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is May 18, 1963.
Location. 30° 30.541′ N, 97° 40.637′ W. Marker is in Round Rock, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on East Main Avenue near North Lampasas Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 E Main Ave, Round Rock TX 78664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Round Rock (a few steps from this marker); Early Commercial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Broom Factory Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Otto Reinke Building (about 500 feet away); Nelson-Crier House (about 600 feet away); Sam Bass' Death Site (about 700 feet away); A. J. and Carolina Anderson House
Andrew J. Palm House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jared Stump, November 8, 2005
2. Andrew J. Palm House
(approx. ¼ mile away); Olson House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Round Rock.
Also see . . .  Andrew J. Palm House. Williamson County Historical Commission (Submitted on March 25, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
Dr. Dick Bolling Gregg Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, December 27, 2009
3. Dr. Dick Bolling Gregg Memorial Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,658 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 5, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on April 2, 2008, by Matt Gholson of Houston, Texas.   3. submitted on December 27, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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