Ballinger in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Colorado River Ferry Crossing
Ferry was in use until building of first cedar and pine wood bridge, 1888.
Erected 1972 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 976.)
Location. 31° 43.908′ N, 99° 56.576′ W. Marker is in Ballinger, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker can be reached from S. 8th Street 0.1 miles south of Kempner Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located at the end of S. 8th Street on the right side. Marker is in this post office area: Ballinger TX 76821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abilene & Southern Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles H. Noyes (approx. half a mile away); Ballinger (approx. half a mile away); Runnels County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Runnels County Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile Company C, 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Division (approx. half a mile away); Runnels County (approx. half a mile away); War on Terror Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballinger.
More about this marker. The marker is located approximately 200 yards north of the Colorado River.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.