Details for Old Dimmitt Home (Atlas Number 5507013921)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013921


Marker Number 13921
Atlas Number 5507013921
Marker Title Old Dimmitt Home
Index Entry Dimmitt Home, Old
Address 921 W. University
City Georgetown
County Williamson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 625885
UTM Northing 3389653
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 921 W. University (SH 29)
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1866 by John Jones Dimmitt; of native limestone hauled by ox-drawn wagons. Home of prominent citizens in Georgetown over 100 years. Dimmitt -- a surveyor, lawyer, mathematician, linguist, one time county attorney, and partner in building of Georgetown Railroad -- was civic leader; instrumental in getting Southwestern University moved to Georgetown. Preserved since 1948 by Dr. and Mrs. R.W. Gamble. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967