Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

George Irvine House

 
 
George Irvine House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 5, 2007
1. George Irvine House Marker
Inscription. Scottish native George Irvine (1841-1936) built this two-story frame home for his family in 1886. The founder of the Irvine Brothers Lumber Co. (later the Belford Lumber Co.), Irvine was a civic leader who served on the school board, the city council, and the vestry of Grace Episcopal Church. In 1922 he sold the house to postmaster Simon J. Enochs, who made modifications to its original Italianate detailing in the 1930s.
 
Erected 1988 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9111.)
 
Location. 30° 37.996′ N, 97° 40.433′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on East University Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 409 E University Ave, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First United Methodist Church of Georgetown (within shouting distance of this marker); Negro Fine Arts School (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Johnís United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.C. and Mattie Hughes Cody House (about 300 feet away); Original Site of Southwestern University
George Irvine House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. George Irvine House
(about 300 feet away); W.Y. Penn Home (about 400 feet away); J. A. McDougle Home (about 400 feet away); Georgetown High School Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 879 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement