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

Daniel H. Caswell House

 
 
Daniel H. Caswell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
1. Daniel H. Caswell House Marker
Inscription. Daniel H. Caswell came to Austin from Nashville, Tennessee, about 1895. He purchased a cotton oil manufacturing company, bought and sold cotton, and in 1899 built a cotton gin. When completed for his family in 1900, this house was located in the far northwest corner of the city. The Caswell House, which exhibits influences of Late Victorian, Colonial Revival, and Chateauesque styles, features a corner turret and porches supported on rusticated piers.
 
Erected 1984 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6454.)
 
Location. 30° 16.737′ N, 97° 44.845′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on West Avenue near 15th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1404 West Avenue, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Herblin – Shoe House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Edward Mandell House Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith-Clark-Smith House
Daniel H. Caswell House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 8, 2007
2. Daniel H. Caswell House
The marker is to the right of the front door of the house.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hugh B. Hancock House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Larmour House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mauthe-Myrick Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Caswell House. The house is now owned by the Austin Journal Forum and is used for private functions. (Submitted on December 24, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 794 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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