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The Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Headquarters

 
 
The Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
1. The Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Headquarters Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the pursuit of education and humanitarian programs, the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs was founded in 1897. The goal of a permanent state headquarters was realized with the construction of this building in the early 1930s. Designed by prominent Dallas architect Henry Coke Knight (1896-1966), it is one of the best examples of Georgian Revival architecture in Texas and features a dominant central two-story portico and fine detailing. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
 
Erected 1986 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6460.)
 
Location. 30° 17.267′ N, 97° 44.884′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2312 San Gabriel St, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clara Driscoll (here, next to this marker); Edmund and Emily Miller House (approx. ¼ mile away); Gerhard-Schoch House (approx. ¼ mile away); Goodall Wooten House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Denny-Holliday House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hugh B. Hancock House
The Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
2. The Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Headquarters
The marker is to the left of the porch in this view of the Headquarters building.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Littlefield Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Edward Mandell House Home (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 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 96 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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