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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

M.B. Lockett Building

 
 
M.B. Lockett Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
1. M.B. Lockett Building Marker
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Located on the site of an 1840s store, this structure was built after the Civil War. In the 1880s it housed the mercantile firm of Rucker & Montgomery. Ohio native Melville Beveridge Lockett opened his store here in 1889 and remodeled the building to its present Victorian design in 1896. Prominent architectural features include cast iron columns, an elaborate pressed metal parapet, and a corner turret with a domed oriel bay.
 
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13873.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 30° 38.247′ N, 97° 40.672′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 W 7th St, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emzy Taylor (a few steps from this marker); H. C. Craig Bulding (a few steps from this marker); Judge Greenleaf Fisk (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Chief Justice John Edward Hickman (within shouting distance of this marker); David Love Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Jones Rivers (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert McAlpin Williamson (1804-1859) (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
M.B. Lockett Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sharon N. Goodman
2. M.B. Lockett Building
M.B. Lockett Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2018
3. M.B. Lockett Building Marker
View showing marker at S Austin Avenue and W 7th Street
M.B. Lockett Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
4. M.B. Lockett Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,490 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas.   3. submitted on July 7, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   4. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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