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

Okewell

 
 
Okewell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
1. Okewell Marker
Inscription. This house was built in 1925 for Judge Robert Lynn Batts (1854-1935). A distinguished jurist, Batts served as Assistant Attorney General of Texas and the United States, Judge of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Chairman of the University of Texas Board of Regents. Designed by architecture professor Raymond Everett, the house exhibits elements of the Mediterranean and American Bungalow styles in its stuccoed walls, bracketed eaves, arcade, and tile roof.
 
Erected 1983 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14748.)
 
Location. 30° 16.842′ N, 97° 45.182′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1505 Windsor Rd, Austin TX 78701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pease Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge Calvin Maples Cureton (about 600 feet away); King-Von Rosenberg House (about 600 feet away but has been reported missing); Henry H. and Bertha Sterzing Ziller House (approx. 0.2 miles away); TMI Castle (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Okewell image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, September 9, 2007
2. Okewell
Daniel H. Caswell House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Herblin – Shoe House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The William Green Hill House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 773 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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