Henry Hirshfeld House and Cottage
The Hirshfeld Mansion - photo taken in 2007.
1887 Photo of the Hirshfeld Mansion in Austin, Texas.
The Hirshfeld Cottage: Before building the mansion in 1885, the Hirshfeld family built the cottage on the same lot in 1873.
Backstory and Context
Hume, Gary L. and Marie Deacon. "Nomination Form: Henry Hirshfeld House and Cottage." National Register of Historic Places. nps.gov. April 13, 1973. Digital copy located at https://atlas.thc.state.tx.us/NR/pdfs/73001978/73001978.pdf.
Jordan, Terry G. German Seed in Texas Soil: Immigrant Farmers in Nineteenth-Century Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1966.
Novak, Shonda. "Historical downtown Austin estate, home to a Victorian mansion, has a new owner." Statesman(Austin) May 17, 2018, Business sec. https://www.statesman.com/business/20180517/historicaldowntown-austin-estate-home-to-a-victorian-mansion-has-a-new-owner.
Leubke, Frederick C., ed. Ethnicity on the Plains. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1980.
The Hirshfeld Mansion, photo taken in 2007: By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2523150.
1887 Photo: Texas Historical Commission, located at https://texastimetravel.com/content/henry-hirshfeld-house-and-cottage
The Hirshfeld Cottage: By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2523150.