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

The Roper Hotel

 
 
The Roper Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
1. The Roper Hotel Marker
Inscription. George C. and Elizabeth Roper constructed this double-galleried hotel building about 1888. In the growing town of Marble Falls, The Roper Hotel became a popular stop for visiting businessmen and dignitaries. It was purchased by W. F. Smith in 1926 and later operated as The Central Hotel and The Francis House. His son R. O. Smith, who became manager in the 1930s, later served as mayor of Marble Falls. The hotel remained in the Smith family until 1963.
 
Erected 1981 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9745.)
 
Location. 30° 34.282′ N, 98° 16.547′ W. Marker is in Marble Falls, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd St. and U.S. 281, on the right when traveling west on 3rd St.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 707 3rd 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 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1910 Post Office Building (about 700 feet away); Marble Falls Factory Site (about 700 feet away); Otto Ebeling House (approx. mile away); Governor O. M. Roberts' House
The Roper Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
2. The Roper Hotel
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Christian-Matern House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marble Falls Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoag-Faubion-Fuchs House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marble Falls.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 11 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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