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Taken 15-Apr-08
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Hays County Historical Marker, Augusta Hofheinz House
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Dimensions3008 x 2000
Original file size2.86 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken15-Apr-08 12:43
Date modified15-Apr-08 12:43
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D50
Focal length28 mm
Focal length (35mm)42 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/250 at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Augusta Hofheinz House

Augusta Hofheinz House

San Marcos
Hays County, Texas
29 52.579' N 097 57.167' W
1104 W. Hopkins Street

Text: This house was constructed in 1908 by Mead & Eastwood Lumber Co. for Augusta Hofheinz, widow of Daniel Hofheinz (1849-1903), who owned and operated a hotel he constructed in San Marcos in the late 1870s. their son, Walter (1880-1943), supervised its construction. Augusta occupied the house until her death in 1924. the Augusta Hofheinz houses is a finely detailed example of classical revival architecture featuring symmetrical composition, giant order classical columns, and a deep entablature. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.