Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Burnet in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Rocky Rest

 
 
Rocky Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
1. Rocky Rest Marker
Inscription. Built 1860 by Gen. Adam R. Johnson. Of hand-hewn stone, logs. High windows and thick walls kept out Indians. Once housed a school.
 
Erected 1966 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9744.)
 
Location. 30° 45.267′ N, 98° 13.79′ W. Marker is in Burnet, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker can be reached from Oakland Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 S Water St, Burnet TX 78611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest Commercial Building in Burnet (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Burnet Bulletin (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Galloway House (approx. mile away); General Adam R. Johnson (approx. mile away); The Badger Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Whitaker Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burnet County Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Cook Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnet.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Rocky Rest image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 23, 2007
2. Rocky Rest
 
 
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 727 times since then and 56 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.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the marker and surrounding area in context. • Can you help?
Paid Advertisement