Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Swedish Consulate and Swante Palm Library
Erected 1991 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14680.)
Location. 30° 16.251′ N, 97° 44.505′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is at the intersection of Congress Avenue and East 9th Street, on the right when traveling south on Congress Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M.M. Long’s Livery Stable and Opera House (a few steps from this marker); Openheimer-Montgomery Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Bakery (about 500 feet away); Offices Of The War Department And The Adjutant General (about 500 feet away); Site of Temporary Texas State Capitol of 1880’s (about 500 feet away); Site of Tenth Street Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Paramount Theatre (about 600 feet away); Original Site of First Baptist Church of Austin (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . . A Guide to the Swante Palm Papers, 1834-1897. The University of Texas at Austin holds a collection of the papers of Swante Palm. Included on this website is a short biography. (Submitted on December 26, 2009.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Government • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 713 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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