Details for Augusta Hofheinz House (Atlas Number 5209010282)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5209010282

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Marker Number 10282
Atlas Number 5209010282
Marker Title Augusta Hofheinz House
Index Entry Augusta Hofheinz House
Address 1104 W. Hopkins
City San Marcos
County Hays
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 601145
UTM Northing 3305604
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style); women
Marker Year 1992
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text This house was constructed in 1908 by Mead & Eastwood Lumber Co. for Augusta Hofheinz, widow of Daniel Hofheinz (1849-1903), who owned and operated a hotel he constructed in San Marcos in the late 1870s. their son, Walter (1880-1943), supervised its construction. Augusta occupied the house until her death in 1924. the Augusta Hofheinz houses is a finely detailed example of classical revival architecture featuring symmetrical composition, giant order classical columns, and a deep entablature. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992