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Historical Marker

Gov. O. M. Roberts Home

Source: Photo by Barry Caraway, <>, Sept 2002


President of the 1861 secession convention and a Confederate officer, Oran M. Roberts (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 Third and Main Street and settled there after his retirement in 1893. Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Faubian bought the house in 1901 and moved it to this site. They altered the front porch and roofline, adding Victorian touches.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -1978.

LOCATION: 819 7th Street, Marble Falls


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