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Historical Markers in Marble Falls, Texas

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Burnet is the county seat for Burnet County
Marble Falls is in Burnet County
      Burnet County (77)  
      Bell County (129)  
      Blanco County (31)  
      Lampasas County (58)  
      Llano County (36)  
      San Saba County (22)  
      Travis County (495)  
      Williamson County (231)  
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1Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9740 — 1910 Post Office Building
Established in 1884, the original Marble Falls Post Office was built south of the Colorado River. William P. Cochran, appointed postmaster in 1901, built this structure in 1910 and leased it to the U. S. Government for use as a post office. It . . . Map (db m27396) HM
2Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9701 — 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 . . . Map (db m27425) HM
3Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 17813 — Captain Jesse Burnam
Texas patriot Jesse Burnam (also spelled Burnham), born in Madison County, Kentucky, was the youngest son of seven children. In 1812, Jesse married Temperance Null Baker in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Jesse was a private in the Mounted Volunteers of . . . Map (db m139958) HM
4Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9706 — Christian-Matern House
Juliet Johnson, daughter of the founder of Marble Falls, married George Christian in 1887. He was one of ten owners of the Texas Mining & Improvement Company that developed the town. The first town lots were sold in 1887, and in 1892 this house . . . Map (db m27478) HM
5Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9714 — Conrad Fuchs House
Conrad L. Fuchs, born in Germany in 1834, came to Texas in 1845 with his parents, Pastor and Mrs. Adolf Fuchs, who settled in Austin County. The Fuchs family moved into this area of Burnet County in 1853. In 1861, Conrad Fuchs married Anna E. . . . Map (db m140237) HM
6Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9709 — Crownover Chapel
Backbone Valley's first public building, started 1859 on 7-acre tract donated that year by heirs of settler Jefferson Barton. Finished 1870, chapel was named for the Rev. Arter Crownover (1810-76), whose preaching of Methodist faith opened its use. . . . Map (db m27482) HM
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7Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 11772 — Dead Man's Hole
Entomologist Ferdinand Lueders made the earliest recorded discovery of this cave in 1821. Notorious in the Civil War era, the hole is believed to have been the dumping ground for up to 17 bodies, including those of pro-Union Judge John R. Scott . . . Map (db m168003) HM
8Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9743 — Governor O. M. Roberts' House
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 . . . Map (db m27696) HM
9Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 13357 — Granite Mountain
"This 866-foot dome of solid pink granite, covering 180 acres, contains the largest quarry of its kind in the United States. This mountain, like all granite formations, was once melted rock similar to lava. As the molten rock cooled thousands of . . . Map (db m20641) HM
10Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9718 — Hoag-Faubion-Fuchs House
William H. Hoag, an electrical engineer from New York City, and his wife Beatrice built this house in 1910. The Hoags sold the house to local farmer and rancher Sam Faubion in 1914. Faubion rented the home to rancher, farmer, piano tuner, and . . . Map (db m27532) HM
11Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9729 — Marble Falls Depot
The town of Marble Falls was laid out in 1887. Texas Mining & Improvement Co. deeded land for a depot to Austin & Northwestern Railroad. This building was erected in 1893 and then Southern Pacific Railroad bought the line and property. Area . . . Map (db m27598) HM
12Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9730 — Marble Falls Factory Site
The potential of water power on the Colorado River led town developer Gen. Adam R. Johnson and Farmers Alliance members to build a cotton mill on this site in the 1890s. The two-story stone factory, 300 ft. long and 100 ft. wide, was erected for . . . Map (db m27599) HM
13Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9731 — Marble Falls School Building
Adam R. Johnson donated land at this site for construction of the present two-story granite building. Completed in 1891, it originally housed the Marble Falls Alliance University. Near Backbone Creek, east of this main building, a wooden boarding . . . Map (db m27600) HM
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14Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9732 — Michel's Drug Store
Ernst Gustav Michel (1865-1930), a native of Germany, and his wife, Lillie Agnes, opened a drugstore at this site in 1891. After fire destroyed the first store in 1905, Michel built a 3-story edifice here. The first floor housed the drugstore and . . . Map (db m27635) HM
15Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9710 — Otto Ebeling House
Banker Otto Ebeling (1863-1935) built this Victorian residence for his wife, Emille (Giesecke), and their four children shortly after moving to Marble Falls in 1891. Ebeling sold the property in 1913 when he moved to Austin. Over the years the . . . Map (db m27487) HM
16Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 18091 — St. Frederick Baptist Church
St. Frederick Baptist Church has served the African American community of Marble Falls for more than 120 years. It was founded in the home of Dicey Yett Johnson in 1893 with a small group of worshipers that became the St. Frederick congregation. . . . Map (db m139968) HM
17Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9745 — The Roper Hotel
George C. and Elizabeth Roper constructed this double-galleried hotel building about 1888. In the growing town of Marble Falls, The Roper Hotel became a popular stop for visiting businessmen and dignitaries. It was purchased by W. F. Smith in 1926 . . . Map (db m27699) HM
18Texas (Burnet County), Marble Falls — 9754 — The Tobey Community Cemetery
The Nat Tobey family moved from Indiana to northeast Burnet County in the 1850s. Sons Avery and Samuel bought land here in Backbone Valley in 1868. At the death of N. W. Tobey, aged 12, this cemetery was opened in 1872. A church and school stood . . . Map (db m27736) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022