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Round Rock in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Nelson-Crier House

 
 
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By Keith Peterson
1. Nelson-Crier House Marker
Inscription. In 1854, Andrew J. and Hedwig Nelson of Sweden settled here. Hard-working in many businesses, Nelson (d. 1895) prospered. His widow and heirs had this house built by Page Brothers, Austin architects, 1895-1900. A son, Thomas Edward, and wife had Dallas architect Wilson McClure restyle Victorian facade to Classical Revival in 1931. Three generations of Nelsons lived here.
In 1960, Eugene N. and Jean Crier Goodrich bought and renovated the mansion and named it Woodbine.
 
Erected 1973 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9308.)
 
Location. 30° 30.573′ N, 97° 40.522′ W. Marker is in Round Rock, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on E Main Ave near Burnet Street S.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 E Main Ave, Round Rock TX 78664, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew J. Palm House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Commercial Building (about 700 feet away); A. J. and Carolina Anderson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Broom Factory Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Otto Reinke Building
Nelson-Crier House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Nelson-Crier House
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Bass' Death Site (approx. mile away); Olson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trinity Lutheran College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Round Rock.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,763 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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