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

Nelson-Crier House

 
 
Nelson-Crier House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
1. Nelson-Crier House Marker
Inscription.  

In 1854, Andrew J. and Hedwig Nelson of Sweden settled here. Hard-working in many businesses, Nelson (d. 1895) prospered. His widow and heirs had this house built by Page Brothers, Austin architects, 1895-1900. A son, Thomas Edward, and wife had Dallas architect Wilson McClure restyle Victorian facade to Classical Revival in 1931. Three generations of Nelsons lived here.

In 1960, Eugene N. and Jean Crier Goodrich bought and renovated the mansion and named it Woodbine.
 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9308.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 30° 30.573′ N, 97° 40.522′ W. Marker is in Round Rock, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on E Main Ave near Burnet Street S.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 E Main Ave, Round Rock TX 78664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew J. Palm House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Round Rock
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(about 700 feet away); Early Commercial Building (about 700 feet away); A. J. and Carolina Anderson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Broom Factory Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Otto Reinke Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Bass' Death Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Olson House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Round Rock.
 
Also see . . .  A.J. Nelson-Crier House. Williamson County Historical Commission (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Nelson-Crier House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, June 24, 2018
2. Nelson-Crier House Marker
Marker can be seen to the right of the fence post on the left of the photo.
Nelson-Crier House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson
3. Nelson-Crier House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,285 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 16, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on June 24, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3. submitted on January 16, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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