O. Henry Hall in Austin, Texas by architect Abner H. Cook

O. Henry Hall


Governor’s Mansion


One of the oldest and most distinguished state executive residences in the country, the Governor's Mansion is a delicate blend of frontier plainness and aspiring sophistication. Simple, but elegantly refined, the building stands not only as a telling essay on Texas culture in the mid-nineteenth century, but also as a repository of 130 years of social and political memories. It serves also as a…

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