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

Longhorn Cavern Administration Building

 
 
Longhorn Cavern Administration Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
1. Longhorn Cavern Administration Building Marker
Inscription. Longhorn Cavern opened as a state park in 1932. From 1934 to 1942, Company 854 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worked here to explore and develop the cavern. Using hand labor and native materials, the CCC workers built this structure in a style now known as National Park Service (NPS) Rustic. Completed by 1936, the one-story stone pavilion served as administrative offices for the park until 1967. An outside stairway leads to an observation terrace.
 
Erected 1989 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9725.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 30° 41.087′ N, 98° 21.041′ W. Marker is near Burnet, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker can be reached from Park Rd 4 S. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burnet TX 78611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Longhorn Caverns (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoover's Valley Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Tobey Community Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fisher - Miller - Grant
Longhorn Cavern Administration Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
2. Longhorn Cavern Administration Building
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Crownover Chapel (approx. 4.9 miles away); Antlers Hotel (approx. 5.4 miles away); Peter Kerr 1795-1861 (approx. 5.9 miles away); C.S.A. Salt Works (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burnet.
 
Also see . . .  Longhorn Caverns State Park. (Submitted on February 16, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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