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

Wells-LaRue House

 
 
Wells-LaRue House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 30, 2007
1. Wells-LaRue House Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1850 by famed pioneer architect Abner Cook, for Waymen Wells, who lived 10 miles north, but needed town house for business and pleasure trips. His grandchildren, the LaRues, moved in to attend school sessions. Third generation now lives in the home.
 
Erected 1963 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14592.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 30° 18.582′ N, 97° 43.607′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Avenue F, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4524 Avenue F, Austin TX 78751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elisabet Ney (approx. ¼ mile away); Hodnette House (approx. ¼ mile away); Hyde Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Kopperl House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Petrified Forest Lodge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williams-Weigl House (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Wells-LaRue House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 30, 2007
2. Wells-LaRue House and Marker
Elvira T. Manor Davis House (approx. half a mile away); Austin State Hospital Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,002 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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