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

Burcham House

 
 
Burcham House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Burcham House Marker
Inscription. Designed by noted Austin architect Charles H. Page, this home was built for the family of Georgetown dentist William Joseph Burcham (1876–1932) in 1908–09. Both Dr. Burcham and his wife Mayme (1882–1962) were civic and cultural leaders of the community. Features of the Dutch Colonial Revival home include a cross gambrel roof, square brick piers, wraparound porch, and shingled gable ends. The home remained in the Burcham family until 1981.
 
Erected 1988 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9039.)
 
Location. 30° 37.932′ N, 97° 40.309′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on South College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1310 S College St, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. G.W. Riley House (a few steps from this marker); Original Site of Southwestern University (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Negro Fine Arts School (about 600 feet away); Georgetown High School Building (about 600 feet away); First United Methodist Church of Georgetown
Burcham House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Burcham House
(about 600 feet away); W.C. Vaden House (about 600 feet away); A. W. Sillure House (about 600 feet away); J. A. McDougle Home (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  Burcham (W. J.) House - Williamson County Historical Commission. (Submitted on February 10, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Burcham House, ca. 1984 image. Click for full size.
By David Moore
3. Burcham House, ca. 1984
Photo from National Register of Historic Places application by David Moore with Texas Historical Commission
Burcham House, ca. 1987 image. Click for full size.
By Daniel K. Utley, 1987
4. Burcham House, ca. 1987
Utley, Daniel K. [Burcham House Photograph #2], photograph, 1987; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth497009/m1/1/?q=burcham%20house: accessed February 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.
Burcham House,ca. 1988 image. Click for full size.
5. Burcham House,ca. 1988
[Burcham House Photograph #1], photograph, 1988; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth497129/m1/1/?q=burcham%20house: accessed February 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,117 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3, 4, 5. submitted on February 10, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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