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Old I.V. Davis Homestead

 
 
Old I.V. Davis Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, November 25, 2007
1. Old I.V. Davis Homestead Marker
Inscription.  

On land granted by Mexico in 1835, just before Texas Revolution, this house was built in 1875. Owner Isaac Van Zandt Davis (1843-1897) worked in the General Land Office. Greek revival style home has 22” thick walls of stone quarried at Oak Hill.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14170.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 30° 15.715′ N, 97° 45.799′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Zilker. Marker can be reached from Virginia Avenue west of Meghan Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1610 Virginia Avenue, Austin TX 78704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rocky Cliff (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michael Paggi House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Approximate Location of the Missions (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dawson Stone House (approx.
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half a mile away); Philosophers’ Rock (approx. half a mile away); Andrew Jackson Zilker (approx. half a mile away); Barton Springs (approx. half a mile away); Town Lake Park Alliance (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Old I.V. Davis Homestead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, November 25, 2007
2. Old I.V. Davis Homestead
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,206 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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