Southwestern University Main Building

Southwestern University Main Building (HMGKC)

Location: Georgetown, TX 78626 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 38.001', W 97° 40.048'

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Oldest structure on permanent campus. Planned 1895-97 as chapel, library, classrooms, offices, when the regent (president) was Dr. J.H. McLean (1838-1925); built 1898-1900 under regent R.S. Hyer (1860-1929). From throughout the state came building fund gifts, which even included land from plantation of late Texas President Sam Houston.Neo-Romanesque style. Builders, Flume & Waterston (from British isles), had worked on state capitol.
Marker Number9342
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 4:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 627701 N 3389725
Decimal Degrees30.63335000, -97.66746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 38.001', W 97° 40.048'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 38' 0.06" N, 97° 40' 2.88" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1008 E University Ave, Georgetown TX 78626, US
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