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

H. P. Luckett House

 
 
H. P. Luckett House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ross Perkins, May 6, 2013
1. H. P. Luckett House Marker
Inscription. In 1892 the city sold the old Bastrop Academy lot to Dr. Humphrey Powell Luckett (1847-1925) and his wife, Frances "Fannie" (Haynie) (1849-1930). The couple married and moved to Bastrop in 1869, raising five sons. By late 1893, their home designed by La Grange architect Lewis G. Mauer was under construction. Dr. Luckett, an authority on Yellow Fever, was named City Health Officer in 1897. In 1936, heirs sold the house to Alex and Lucille Waugh, who live downstairs while renting apartments above. The Queen Anne-style house includes 14 rooms, a colorful facade, double wrap around galleries with turned balusters and posts, jigsawn brackets, fishscale shingles, and carved interior woodwork.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2011

 
Erected 2011 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16996.)
 
Location. 30° 6.892′ N, 97° 19.281′ W. Marker is in Bastrop, Texas, in Bastrop County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Buttonwood Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1402 Church Street, Bastrop TX 78602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Bastrop Military Institute (a few steps from this marker); First Baptist Church of Bastrop (approx. 0.2 miles away); First National Bank of Bastrop (approx. mile away); The Bastrop Advertiser (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas H. Mays (approx. 0.6 miles away); Primera Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Gotier Trace (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lost Pines of Texas (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bastrop.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Ross Perkins of Cedar Creek, Texas. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 37 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Ross Perkins of Cedar Creek, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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