Junction in Kimble County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Kimble County's First Sawmill
(489 Feet East)
Started 1877 on South Llano River by pioneers Claud, Lon and Sel Denman.
Waterpower created by Mill Dam built by Claud a stonemason. House at 210 E. Main is of their Rawhide Lumber, cut from local wood-used green before it warped and got too tough for nailing.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2893.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
Location. 30° 29.355′ N, 99° 45.701′ W. Marker is in Junction, Texas, in Kimble County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. The marker is located at the entrance to Shriner Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction TX 76849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Llano Crossing (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schreiner Park (about 600 feet away); Burt M. Fleming (approx. 0.2 miles away); Private First Class Whitt L. MorelandCaptain Russell Keith Fleming (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kimble County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Junction (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kimble County (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.