Littlefield Home

Littlefield Home (HMHAU)

Location: Austin, TX 78705 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 17.265', W 97° 44.436'

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George W. Littlefield (1842-1920) came to Texas with his family in 1850. He served in the Civil War with Terry's Texas Rangers, attaining the rank of Major. Following the war he became a cattleman and acquired ranches in New Mexico and the Texas panhandle. He came to Austin in 1883 and engaged in banking. A regent of the University of Texas, 1911-1920, he contributed funds for new buildings, study grants and library collections. Littlefield built this Victorian residence in 1894. Designed by James W. Wahrenberger, the house was bequeathed to the university in 1935.
Marker Number14889
Year Placed1962
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 5:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 621119 N 3351342
Decimal Degrees30.28775000, -97.74060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 17.265', W 97° 44.436'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 17' 15.90" N, 97° 44' 26.16" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2412-2426 Whitis Ave, Austin TX 78705, US
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