French Legation

French Legation (HMH1A)

Location: Austin, TX 78702 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 15.994', W 97° 43.893'

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Erected in the year 1841 by Conte Alphonse Dubois De Saligny, Charge D'Affaires for King Louis Philippe of France, to the Texas Republic. He lived here 1841-1842.

House constructed of Bastrop pine, in Louisiana bayou style.

Furnishings include several pieces once owned by Saligny.

Purchased by State of Texas in 1945. Placed in custody of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, who restored the house and maintain the property.
HM NumberHMH1A
Marker Number14828
Year Placed1967
Placed ByThe State Historical Survey Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 622015 N 3349004
Decimal Degrees30.26656667, -97.73155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 15.994', W 97° 43.893'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 15' 59.64" N, 97° 43' 53.58" W
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Area Code(s)512, 361
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 707 San Marcos St, Austin TX 78702, US
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