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

W.C. Vaden House

W.C. Vaden House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
1. W.C. Vaden House Marker

Prominent local builder Charles S. Belford completed this home for Wesley Carrol Vaden and his wife Kate (Lockett) in 1908. Eclectic in design, the residence features Queen Anne styling with classical influences favored by Vaden, a Virginia native and a professor of Latin and Greek at Southwestern University for over 40 years. The home’s notable elements include inset balconies, an oval window, elliptical arched openings, and shingled gable detailing.
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13897.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
Location. 30° 37.998′ N, 97° 40.214′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of East University Avenue and Pine Street on East University Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 711 E University Ave, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. G.W. Riley House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burcham House (about 600
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feet away); Georgetown High School Building (about 700 feet away); Hammerlun Center for Leadership & Learning (about 800 feet away); Original Site of Southwestern University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southwestern University Main Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Negro Fine Arts School (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.B. and Lilburn Atkinson House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
W.C. Vaden House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
2. W.C. Vaden House
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 785 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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