Buchanan in Llano County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
C.S.A. Salt Works
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9435.)
Location. 30° 44.287′ N, 98° 26.444′ W. Marker is in Buchanan, Texas, in Llano County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 29 and State Highway 261 on State Highway 29. Touch for map. Located 1 mile west of Buchanan Dam. Marker is in this post office area: Buchanan Dam TX 78609, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hoover's Valley Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Antlers Hotel (approx. 5.4 miles away); Longhorn Caverns (approx. 6.5 miles away); Longhorn Cavern Administration Building Fisher - Miller - Grant (approx. 6.5 miles away); Peter Kerr 1795-1861 (approx. 9.1 miles away); Early Explorers in Llano County (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Tobey Community Cemetery (approx. 9.5 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Tow, TX that discusses the salt works. (Submitted on December 30, 2011, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
2. 1925 Tow, TX topo map which covers the salt works. This map is part of the University of Texas, Austin, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. Please note this map predates the creation of Buchanan Dam, finished in 1937 creating Lake Buchanan. (Submitted on January 16, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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