Marlin in Falls County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Hot Mineral Water
Marlin became a Mecca for health-seekers from all parts of the country, providing basis for local prosperity.
Erected 1973 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2568.)
Location. 31° 18.454′ N, 96° 53.71′ W. Marker is in Marlin, Texas, in Falls County. Marker is at the intersection of Coleman Street and Heritage Row, on the right when traveling west on Coleman Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 245 Coleman St, Marlin TX 76661, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Bucksnort (approx. 2.4 miles away); Falls of the Brazos River (approx. 4.3 miles away); Indian Battlefield Judge Albert G. and Harriet Elizabeth Grimes Perry (approx. 6.4 miles away); North Prairie School (approx. 11.4 miles away).
Regarding Hot Mineral Water. Hot mineral water still flows from the public fountain.
Also see . . . Article with details of Marlin's mineral water health industry, in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on October 17, 2017, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2017, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2017, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.