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Salado in Bell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Robertson Home

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
1. Robertson Home Marker
Inscription. Built by Col. E.S.C. Robertson and wife, Mary Elizabeth (Dickey).

Rare ante-bellum plantation complex, comprising home, servant quarters, land, family cemetery, stables. Still a working ranch.

The house, occupied by fifth generation of Robertsons, is an example of Classical Revival style. Shows Palladian influence in its recessed porches and gallery rooms forming terminal pavillions balancing a central gabled portico.
 
Erected 1967 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4305.)
 
Location. 30° 56.494′ N, 97° 32.542′ W. Marker is in Salado, Texas, in Bell County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 35 Frontage Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salado TX 76571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Elijah Sterling Clack Robertson (here, next to this marker); Birthplace of White House Aide Mary Elizabeth Carpenter (here, next to this marker); Stagecoach Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salado (approx. 0.3 miles away); Main Street Bridges (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salado Creek
Robertson Home image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
2. Robertson Home
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Thomas Arnold High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisa Adeline (Addie) Barton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salado.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 846 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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