Zilker in Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Built about 1871 by Daniel P. Kinney, who came to Austin in early 1850’s; original homesite, at the time an extensive farm, contained areas later in Zilker Park and Barton Heights.
Structure of hard limestone, with 20-inch walls, had rooms added as the family grew.
Purchased in 1937, restored and modernized by Dr. E. J. Lund. The Lunds used unique ceramic tiles and created wrought iron ornamentation, as new features.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14979.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 30° 15.662′ N, 97° 46.078′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Zilker. Marker can be reached from Barton Boulevard just north of Kerr Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 802 Barton Boulevard, Austin TX 78704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Approximate Location of the Missions (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Jackson Zilker Barton Springs (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philosophers’ Rock (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old I.V. Davis Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dawson Stone House (approx. half a mile away); Swedes of Texas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Swedish Log Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.