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TMI Castle

 
 
TMI Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 15, 2007
1. TMI Castle Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1868 in Bastrop, the Texas Military Institute moved to Austin in 1870. The same year, this Victorian “Castle” was built to serve as headquarters for the young men’s preparatory school. Prominently sited on top of a hill in view of the Capitol, the structure was owned by the Texas Military Institute until the school formally closed in 1880. From 1884 until 1887, the TMI Castle was the site of Jacob Bickler’s Texas German and English Academy.
 
Erected 1962. (Marker Number 14935.)
 
Location. 30° 16.596′ N, 97° 45.224′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 W 11th St, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry H. and Bertha Sterzing Ziller House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The William Green Hill House (about 700 feet away); Judge Calvin Maples Cureton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Okewell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Las Ventanas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fischer House (approx.
TMI Castle image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 15, 2007
2. TMI Castle
0.3 miles away); Pease Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); King-Von Rosenberg House (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,385 times since then and 162 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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