Swedish Log Cabin

Swedish Log Cabin (HMHO9)

Location: Austin, TX 78746 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 16.136', W 97° 46.375'

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Built about 1838 on "Govalle" ("good grazing land in Swedish"). Ranch of S.M. Swenson, settler who encouraged migration of his countrymen to Texas as a copy of cabins built 1638 by Swedish colonists in Delaware.

Home, 1848, of newly arrived Gustaf Palm family; a social center for early immigrants.

Preserved through efforts of Louis Palm, Carl T. Widen. Texas Swedish Pioneer Association and others.
HM NumberHMHO9
Marker Number14405
Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 11:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 618033 N 3349223
Decimal Degrees30.26893333, -97.77291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.136', W 97° 46.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 8.16" N, 97° 46' 22.50" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2401-2899 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 78746, US
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