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Clarksville in Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Las Ventanas

 
 
Las Ventanas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
1. Las Ventanas Marker
Inscription.  

Built 1875-1876 by A.J. Jernigan, Travis County Treasurer, 1873-1888 and 1894-1896; of handmade, sun dried brick in transitional style between Greek Revival and Victorian period, 1880's-1890's.

Name - meaning “the windows” - is for imaginatively pedimented windows and doors unique in this area similar to Georgian homes near Washington, D.C.

Originally facing south, entry is now "Charleston Style" on Harthan Street.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 15110.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1967.
 
Location. 30° 16.412′ N, 97° 45.459′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Clarksville. Marker is on Harthan Street north of West 6th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 602 Harthan Street, Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Family Home of Dr. R. K. Smoot (about 700 feet away, measured in
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a direct line); The William Green Hill House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Caldwell Treaty Oak Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); TMI Castle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry H. and Bertha Sterzing Ziller House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mathews School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wood Street Settlement at Shoal Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Men's Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Las Ventanas and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
2. Las Ventanas and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 938 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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