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M.B. Lockett Building

 
 
M.B. Lockett Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. M.B. Lockett Building Marker
Inscription. Located on the site of an 1840s store, this structure was built after the Civil War. In the 1880s it housed the mercantile firm of Rucker & Montgomery. Ohio native Melville Beveridge Lockett opened his store here in 1889 and remodeled the building to its present Victorian design in 1896. Prominent architectural features include cast iron columns, an elaborate pressed metal parapet, and a corner turret with a domed oriel bay.
 
Erected 1991 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13873.)
 
Location. 30° 38.247′ N, 97° 40.672′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 W 7th St, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. H. C. Craig Bulding (a few steps from this marker); Judge Greenleaf Fisk (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Justice John Edward Hickman (within shouting distance of this marker); David Love Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Jones Rivers (within shouting distance
M.B. Lockett Building image. Click for full size.
By Sharon N. Goodman
2. M.B. Lockett Building
of this marker); George Washington Glasscock, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmers State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
M.B. Lockett Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
3. M.B. Lockett Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas.   3. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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