This piece of Round Rock history is for sale for anyone laying 2.5 million on the table. Built by the Nelson family, wealthy Swedish immigrants, the construction started in 1895 and took 5 years to complete. Known locally as the A.J. Nelson-Crier House, Goodrich Mansion, Woodbine, or simply “The Mansion Downtown” it was officially recognized as historic Texas landmark in 1973.
A complete history of this famous mansion is outlined by this page from the Williamson County
Historical Commission website. Click on the image below to view the entire article.
Historical Narrative The most dominant element on the skyline of the small central Texas town of Round Rock is Woodbine mansion. Located a few blocks east of the main business district, the three story structure was completed in 1900 after approximately five years of construction.