Details for The G. W. Riley House (Atlas Number 5491009328)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5491009328


Marker Number 9328
Atlas Number 5491009328
Marker Title The G. W. Riley House
Index Entry Riley, G. W., House, The
Address 1302 College St
City Georgetown
County Williamson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 627265
UTM Northing 3389563
Subject Codes Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; houses, residential buildings; religious leaders
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1302 College St
Marker Size Medallion and plate
Marker Text Built 1872 by the Rev. S. J. Lane, chaplain, Southwestern University; founder, First Methodist church, Georgetown. Bought 1903 by the Rev. George W. Riley (1853-1925), a grandson of Llano County Indians' 1859 victim, the Rev. Jonas Dancer. G. W. Riley founded or served Methodist churches in Abilene, Beaumont, Douglassville, Mineral Wells, Tyler, and other towns for 48 years. He and wife, Beulah G. (Matthews) moved here to educate children; house remains in family. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972