French Embassy

French Embassy (HM1QPI)

Location: Austin, TX 78702 Travis County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 15.998', W 97° 43.905'

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This site, originally purchased by Anson Jones who later became the last president of the Republic of Texas, was sold by Jones on September 15, 1840, to Alphonse De Saligny, Charge D'Affaires of his majesty, Louis Philippe, the king of the French, to the Republic of Texas. Saligny built the house and occupied it until April 1, 1842. the building was later owned by John Mary Odin, first bishop of the Diocese of Galveston, and by Moseley Baker, hero of the Texas Revolution and Congressman of the Republic. Joseph W. Robertson, who bought the property from Baker in 1848, was responsible for the name Robertson Hill. The home was owned by his heirs until it was purchased by the State of Texas in 1945.
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HM NumberHM1QPI
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Placed ByAustin Kiwanis Club of Austin, Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, February 12th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 621996 N 3349011
Decimal Degrees30.26663333, -97.73175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 15.998', W 97° 43.905'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 15' 59.88" N, 97° 43' 54.3" W
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Area Code(s)512, 361
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 708-798 San Marcos St, Austin TX 78702, US
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