TMI Castle

TMI Castle (HMH1H)

Location: Austin, TX 78703 Travis County
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N 30° 16.596', W 97° 45.224'

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Founded in 1868 in Bastrop, the Texas Military Institute moved to Austin in 1870. The same year, this Victorian "Castle" was built to serve as headquarters for the young men's preparatory school. Prominently sited on top of a hill in view of the Capitol, the structure was owned by the Texas Military Institute until the school formally closed in 1880. From 1884 until 1887, the TMI Castle was the site of Jacob Bickler's Texas German and English Academy.
HM NumberHMH1H
Marker Number14935
Year Placed1962
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 619869 N 3350092
Decimal Degrees30.27660000, -97.75373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.596', W 97° 45.224'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 35.76" N, 97° 45' 13.44" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1112 W 11th St, Austin TX 78703, US
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