Olson House

Olson House (HMH87)

Location: Round Rock, TX 78664 Williamson County
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N 30° 30.659', W 97° 40.241'

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Swedish immigrant Johanna Olson (1835-1914) purchased this property in 1907 after the returned to the Round Rock area upon the death of her husband, Johannes, in 1894. Local contractor A.S. Robertson built this house for her in 1908, and it remained in the Olson family until 1944. Johanna and her daughters took in boarders from nearby Trinity College during its existence from 1906 until 1929. A good local example of Queen Anne architecture, the Olson House features classic elements of that style, including its asymmetry, wrap-around porch and fishscale shingles.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
HM NumberHMH87
Marker Number12813
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 11:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 627553 N 3376159
Decimal Degrees30.51098333, -97.67068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 30.659', W 97° 40.241'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 30' 39.54" N, 97° 40' 14.46" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 808 E Main St, Round Rock TX 78664, US
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