Details for Old Main (Atlas Number 5209010307)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5209010307


Marker Number 10307
Atlas Number 5209010307
Marker Title Old Main
Index Entry Old Main
Address Old Main Drive, SWTSU
City San Marcos
County Hays
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes educational topics; educational buildings
Marker Year 1963
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Prominently sited on land given by the city of San Marcos for the construction of a state teachers' college, this structure was completed in 1903 to serve as the administration building for Southwest Texas Normal School. The Victorian Gothic structure features a pyramidally roofed tower at each of the four corners. Other prominent elements include the steep gables, arched windows, dormers, and roof finials. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1963