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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Las Ventanas

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
1. Las Ventanas Marker
Inscription. Built 1875-1876 by A.J. Jernigan, Travis County Treasurer, 1873-1888 and 1894-1896; of handmade, sun dried brick in transitional style between Greek Revival and Victorian period, 1880's-1890's.

Name - meaning “the windows” - is for imaginatively pedimented windows and doors unique in this area similar to Georgian homes near Washington, D.C.

Originally facing south, entry is now "Charleston Style" on Harthan Street.
 
Erected 1967 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 15110.)
 
Location. 30° 16.412′ N, 97° 45.459′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 602 Harthan Street, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The William Green Hill House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Caldwell Treaty Oak Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); TMI Castle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry H. and Bertha Sterzing Ziller House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mathews School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Men's Home
Las Ventanas image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
2. Las Ventanas
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Judge Calvin Maples Cureton (approx. half a mile away); Texas Newspapers, C.S.A. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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