Wooldridge Park

Wooldridge Park (HMHRY)

Location: Austin, TX 78701 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 16.331', W 97° 44.719'

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This area was designated as a public square on original 1839 plat of City of Austin, but lay vacant for 70 years. In an era of civic pride, the park was developed and opened on June 18, 1909, with dedicatory address being made by the Honorable A.P. Wooldridge (1847-1930), who was mayor of Austin from 1909 to 1919, and honored in the naming of the park. Mayor Wooldridge was instrumental in organizing the city's first public school system, in bringing the Austin & Northwestern Railroad here, and in building the first Colorado River dam within the city.
Marker Number6428
Year Placed1971
Placed ByThe State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 12:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 620684 N 3349612
Decimal Degrees30.27218333, -97.74531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.331', W 97° 44.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 19.86" N, 97° 44' 43.14" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15001-15099 Wells School Rd, Austin TX 78701, US
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