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Joseph and Mary Robinson Martin House

 
 
Joseph and Mary Robinson Martin House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
1. Joseph and Mary Robinson Martin House Marker
Inscription.  

Prominent Austin contractor George Fiegel completed this house in 1903 for Joseph Anthony (1867-1947) and Mary (Robinson)(d. 1934) Martin. A noted wild game conservationist, Joe Martin primarily is associated in Austin business history with the Austin White Lime Company. After Mary’s sister died in 1918, the Martins reared three of her children in their home, requiring an addition on the southwest corner of the house. Exhibiting elements of both Queen Anne and Colonial Revival styles of architecture, the Martin house remained in the family until 1971.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2001
 
Erected 2001 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12793.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 30° 16.248′ N, 97° 44.896′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Downtown Austin. Marker is at the intersection of West 7th Street and Nueces Street, on the right when traveling west on West 7th Street. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 W 7th St, 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. Emma West Flats (within shouting distance of this marker); West-Bremond Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Gilfillan House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robinson-Macken House (about 300 feet away); Austin Woman’s Club (about 500 feet away); Ira Hobart Evans (about 500 feet away); The Boardman-Webb House (about 700 feet away); Moore-Flack House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Joseph and Mary Robinson Martin House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
2. Joseph and Mary Robinson Martin House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,150 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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