Marble Falls in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Brandt Badger House
Brandt Badger (1839-1920), a veteran of the Confederate Army, moved to Burnet from Gonzales in 1885, and in 1887, helped found Marble Falls. He built this house in 1888 of granite from nearby "Granite Mountain". The stones were cut from quarry rubble remaining after the "shaping" of the blocks for the State Capitol building. The structure has 8 rooms and 6 fireplaces. Badger lived in the house until his death, and it was owned by the family until 1943.
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9701.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 30° 34.097′ N, 98° 17.141′ W. Marker is in Marble Falls, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is on Avenue M, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Avenue M, Marble Falls TX 78654, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Floyd Tillman (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1910 Post Office Building (approx. half a mile away); St. Frederick Baptist Church Michel's Drug Store (approx. half a mile away); Jim Lovell (approx. half a mile away); Marble Falls Factory Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Roper Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Governor O. M. Roberts' House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marble Falls.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,353 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 12, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. 2. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. 3. submitted on March 4, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.