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Salado in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Robertson Home

 
 
Robertson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
1. Robertson Home Marker
Inscription.  
Built by Col. E.S.C. Robertson and wife, Mary Elizabeth (Dickey).

Rare ante-bellum plantation complex, comprising home, servant quarters, land, family cemetery, stables. Still a working ranch.

The house, occupied by fifth generation of Robertsons, is an example of Classical Revival style. Shows Palladian influence in its recessed porches and gallery rooms forming terminal pavillions balancing a central gabled portico.
 
Erected 1967 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4305.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 30° 56.494′ N, 97° 32.542′ W. Marker is in Salado, Texas, in Bell County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 35 Frontage Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salado TX 76571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of White House Aide Mary Elizabeth Carpenter (here, next to this marker); Home of Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson (here,
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next to this marker); Stagecoach Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Log Cabin at the Stagecoach Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); E.S.C. Robertson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Empresario Sterling C. Robertson Brings Settlers to Texas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Liz Carpenter (approx. 0.3 miles away); Welcome to Historic Salado College Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salado.
 
Robertson Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
2. Robertson Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,180 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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