The Johnson Home

The Johnson Home (HMH23)

Location: Austin, TX 78703 Travis County
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N 30° 16.566', W 97° 46.304'

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Erected 1858 by Chas. Johnson, near the WM. McGill Ford on the Colorado River. Built by fellow Swedes, of native stone from his own quarry and lime kiln.

Walls are 18 inches thick. A stone-paved breezeway joined the two wings of the building.

A long porch with six ionic columns was added, and the open breezeway closed following the purchase of the property in 1924 as permanent home of the Travis Post 76, American Legion.
HM NumberHMH23
Marker Number6448
Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 10:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 618138 N 3350018
Decimal Degrees30.27610000, -97.77173333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.566', W 97° 46.304'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 33.96" N, 97° 46' 18.24" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2200 Veterans Dr, Austin TX 78703, US
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