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

Williams-Weigl House

 
 
Williams-Weigl House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2007
1. Williams-Weigl House Marker
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This c. 1911 home is associated with two important Austin families. New York native Harvey Murdock Williams, a bookkeeper at Ramsey Nursery, and his wife, Euphemia (Sinclair), built the house. In the early 1940s, it passed to their son, Harvey Sinclair Williams, an educator and baseball coach. In 1947, F. Lee Weigl moved his family here. Weigl, like his father, Fortunat, was a craftsman known for his ornate ironwork, some of which can be seen in the home’s detailing. With a bungalow form and symmetrical plan, the home has a three-bay porch and central door flanked by sidelights.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2002
 
Erected 2002 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12887.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 30° 18.205′ N, 97° 43.68′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Hyde Park. Marker is on Avenue H north of East 41st Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4107 Avenue H, Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philquist-Wood House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kopperl House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hodnette House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elisabet Ney (approx. ¼ mile away); Hyde Park (approx. ¼ mile away); The Shipe House (approx. ¼ mile away); Hancock Recreation Center (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elvira T. Manor Davis House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Williams-Weigl House Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, January 4, 2021
2. Williams-Weigl House Marker Area
Williams-Weigl House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2007
3. Williams-Weigl House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on January 7, 2021, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.   3. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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