Driskill Hotel

Driskill Hotel (HMH0B)

Location: Austin, TX 78701 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 16.082', W 97° 44.481'

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Built 1885-86 by Col. Jesse L. Driskill (1824-1890), cattle king who moved to Austin in 1869. Brick dressed with limestone. Had three grand entrances - one the largest arched doorway in Texas. "Ladies' Entrance" was on northeast, bust of Col. Driskill is over south arch, busts of his rancher sons on east and west. Rich furnishings were selected by Col. Driskill, who leased out his hotel - southwest's finest when it opened, Christmas 1886.
HM NumberHMH0B
Marker Number13931
Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 12:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 621071 N 3349156
Decimal Degrees30.26803333, -97.74135000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.082', W 97° 44.481'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 4.92" N, 97° 44' 28.86" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 604 Brazos St, Austin TX 78701, US
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