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Marble Falls in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

1910 Post Office Building

 
 
1910 Post Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
1. 1910 Post Office Building Marker
Inscription. Established in 1884, the original Marble Falls Post Office was built south of the Colorado River. William P. Cochran, appointed postmaster in 1901, built this structure in 1910 and leased it to the U. S. Government for use as a post office. It continued to serve as a postal facility until about 1950. Constructed of poured concrete, the building features a central double door with three-pane transom, a simply detailed cornice, and a stone parapet.
 
Erected 1989 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9740.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 30° 34.247′ N, 98° 16.679′ W. Marker is in Marble Falls, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is on Main Street south of 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 Main St, Marble Falls TX 78654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michel's Drug Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Roper Hotel (about 700 feet away); Marble Falls Factory Site (about 800 feet away); Otto Ebeling House
1910 Post Office Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
2. 1910 Post Office Building and Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor O. M. Roberts' House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christian-Matern House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brandt Badger House (approx. half a mile away); Marble Falls Depot (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marble Falls.
 
Categories. GovernmentSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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