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

Governor O. M. Roberts’ House

 
 
Governor O. M. Roberts' House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
1. Governor O. M. Roberts' House Marker
Inscription. President of the 1861 Secession Convention and a Confederate officer, Oran M. Robert (1815-1898) served as governor of Texas from 1879 to 1883. After leaving office, he became a law professor at the University of Texas. He built this cottage at Third and Main Street and settled there after his retirement in 1893. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Faubian bought the house in 1901 and moved it to this site. They altered the front porch and roofline, adding Victorian touches.
 
Erected 1978 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9743.)
 
Location. 30° 34.539′ N, 98° 16.478′ W. Marker is in Marble Falls, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 7th St, Marble Falls TX 78654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marble Falls Depot (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christian-Matern House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hoag-Faubion-Fuchs House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Otto Ebeling House (approx. mile away); The Roper Hotel
Governor O. M. Roberts' House image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
2. Governor O. M. Roberts' House
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Michel's Drug Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1910 Post Office Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marble Falls Factory Site (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marble Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online. Oran M. Roberts (Submitted on February 18, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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