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

Old Dimmitt Building

 
 
Old Dimmitt Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Old Dimmitt Building Marker
Inscription. Associated with Texas pioneers, businessmen, statesmen, writers. Erected 1901 as a hotel by P.H. Dimmitt & Co. Later occupied by mercantile stores -- meeting place for families and friends from Williamson County communities. Georgetown's first movie house, then auto agency; later a drug store, dental office, bus depot. Remodeled 1960 by Georgetown Savings & Loan Association, preserving Spanish arches, columns, and turrets of native stone.
 
Erected 1965 by the Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 13920.)
 
Location. 30° 38.184′ N, 97° 40.62′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and 8th Street on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 South Main Street, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lesesne-Stone Building (The KGTN Building) (within shouting distance of this marker); Ku Klux Klan Trials (within shouting distance of this marker); Emzy Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown Fire House and Old City Hall
Old Dimmitt Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Old Dimmitt Building
(within shouting distance of this marker); Shafer Saddlery (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Glasscock, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 995 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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