Marble Falls in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 13357.)
Topics. Environment • Natural Features • Natural Resources • Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 30° 35.555′ N, 98° 17.95′ W. Marker is in Marble Falls, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is on FM 1431, on the right when traveling west. From Marble Falls take FM 1431 W approx. 1 mi. to rest stop ROW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Falls TX 78654, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marble Falls School Building (approx. one mile away); St. Frederick Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Brandt Badger House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Governor O. M. Roberts' House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Marble Falls Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Jim Lovell (approx. 1.9 miles away); Michel's Drug Store (approx. 1.9 miles away); 1910 Post Office Building (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marble Falls.
Also see . . . Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. A similar, but larger granite mountain -- Enchanted Rock -- lies about 30 miles west of here. Enchanted Rock is the second largest granite outcropping in the US, the largest being Stone Mountain, Georgia. (Submitted on July 16, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
1. Granite Mountain
Local visitor center literature states that despite continuous mining since the late 1800s "the bulk of the dome has hardly been diminished". But an aerial view suggests otherwise; click on map, switch to satellite view, and zoom in on Granite Mountain.
— Submitted July 16, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.
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