Historical Marker

Badger House

Source: Herman Brown Free Library



Badger House Photo - date unknown.
Located between "M" and "N" streets in Marble Falls

 

Historical Marker Text

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 rubble remaining after the "shaping" of the blocks for the State Capitol Building. The structure has 8 rooms and 6 fireplaces. Badger lived in the house until his death, and it was owned by the family until 1943. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974.


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More Information:

Vertical Files, Herman Brown Free Library

 

 

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