(Burns-Klein House)In 1891, Thomas F. Burns bought 3 ¾ acres of the Jones and Sedwick property along the west bank of Shoal Creek. Burns, a Scottish immigrant, married Arbanna J. Nelson in Travis County in 1876. Property records and lumber marked "Sutor & Co." Date his house to circa 1892. Thomas, Arbanna and six children lived here in 1900. Thomas was listed as a stone cutter and owner of a marble shop. He added an additional acre to his homestead in 1901. Thomas' son, Frank C. Burns, owned the Capitol City Marble Co. at 211 W. 6th Street.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 620121 N 3352569|
|Decimal Degrees||30.29891667, -97.75083333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 17.935', W 97° 45.05'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 17' 56.1" N, 97° 45' 3" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2805-2815 Wooldridge Dr, Austin TX 78703, US|
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