Details for C.B. and Lilburn Atkinson House (Atlas Number 5507013699)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013699


Marker Number 13699
Atlas Number 5507013699
Marker Title C.B. and Lilburn Atkinson House
Index Entry Atkinson, C.B. and Lilburn, House
Address 911 S. Walnut St
City Georgetown
County Williamson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 627409
UTM Northing 3389799
Subject Codes Craftsman (Architectural style); houses, residential buildings; women
Marker Year 2006
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 911 S. Walnut St.
Marker Size RTHL Medallion and 16" x 12" plaque
Marker Text Belford Lumber Co. built this house in 1915 for real estate businessman Charles Byron Atkinson and his wife, Lilburn (Dimmit), daughter of a prominent local family. C.B. died at the age of 35, five years after its completion. Lilburn later remarried, continuing as owner of the home until 1976. An outstanding example of Craftsman bungalow architecture, the house features transoms, an inset porch with gabled roof, and cobblestone piers and chimney. Other noteworthy details include a three-sided window bay, bracketed eaves, a low overhanging roofline and a shingled foundation skirt. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2006