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Alpine in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Nolte-Rooney House

 
 
Nolte-Rooney House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
1. Nolte-Rooney House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1890 by F.H. Nolte, early settler, on land in Murphyville (now Alpine). The 20-inch walls are made of adobe bricks molded at the building site. Home was sold 1893 to John Rooney, second county Sheriff. The exterior looks as it did in 1890.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3603.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 30° 21.619′ N, 103° 39.56′ W. Marker is in Alpine, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is at the intersection of East Sul Ross Avenue and North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west on East Sul Ross Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 East Sul Ross Avenue, Alpine TX 79830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. C. Bird (about 500 feet away); Gage-Van Sickle (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church of Alpine
Nolte-Rooney House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
2. Nolte-Rooney House Marker
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(about 600 feet away); J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Pioneers (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonel Henry P. Brewster (approx. ¼ mile away); 105 Howitzer (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alpine.
 
Nolte-Rooney House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
3. Nolte-Rooney House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022