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

Dawson Stone House

 
 
Dawson Stone House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, April 4, 2010
1. Dawson Stone House Marker
Inscription.  

Real estate developers Mary and Nannie Dawson built this house about 1900 as part of the South Heights expansion of Austin. The sisters were pioneer teachers in free public school system.

Mary (Molly) was principal of Fulmore School, but she left teaching to pursue real estate. The builder was probably their brother and partner, Nick Dawson, who built several other stone houses. The house is typical of middle class homes of the time.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974
 
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14274.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 30° 15.321′ N, 97° 45.702′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Zilker. Marker is on South Lamar Boulevard (State Highway 343) south of Treadwell Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1105 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin TX 78704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Becker School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Millbrook (Roy-Hardin House) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old I.V. Davis Homestead (approx. half a mile away); Mary Street Stone House (approx. half a mile away); Rocky Cliff (approx. half a mile away); Michael Paggi House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Green Pastures (approx. 0.7 miles away); Town Lake Park Alliance (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Dawson Stone House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, April 4, 2010
2. Dawson Stone House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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