Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Colonial Revival mansion built 1902 by Austin financier Louis Nicholas Goldbeck. Sold 1908 to Texas Association of Phi Gamma Delta, national fraternity first chartered in Texas in 1856.
Housing Tau Deuteron Chapter, this has been campus residence of men who became statesmen and cultural and business leaders. Financing for property came from many friends, with notable gifts from family of university regent and alumnus H.J. Lutcher Stark.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972
Erected 1972 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15258.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 30° 17.531′ N, 97° 44.441′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on West 27th Street just west of Whitis Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 W 27th Street, Austin TX 78705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All Saints’ Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Zeta Tau Alpha HouseRebecca Kilgore Stuart Red (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Campus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Littlefield Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); UT Tower Shooting Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edmund and Emily Miller House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,412 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.