Details for Steele Store-Makemson Hotel Building (Atlas Number 5507013881)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013881

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Marker Number 13881
Atlas Number 5507013881
Marker Title Steele Store-Makemson Hotel Building
Index Entry Steele Store-Makemson Hotel Building
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City Georgetown
County Williamson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 626719
UTM Northing 3389861
Subject Codes inns, hotels, motels; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 8th and Austin Ave
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built about 1870 by M.E. Steele on the site of an early log hotel, this is one of Georgetown's oldest commercial structures. During Steele's ownership it housed a mercantile and a bank. Emma Dickman Makemson later operated a hotel here from the early 1900s until 1924. Exhibiting influences of the Italianate style, the building features a truncated roof, corner entry, ornate frieze below the roofline, and finely crafted stonework. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

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