Details for Old Thomas Ranch House (Atlas Number 5053009753)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5053009753


Marker Number 9753
Atlas Number 5053009753
Marker Title Old Thomas Ranch House
Index Entry Thomas Ranch House, Old
City Burnet
County Burnet
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 567955
UTM Northing 3402292
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Burnet take SH 29 W approx. 1.5 miles to CR 116; then SW on CR 116 1.5 miles, then west on private ranch road 1 mi.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text In 1864 a log home and a "spring house" (used to cool milk) were built on this site by Frank Thomas, rancher. Present rock house, built to catch breeze, was added 1880-1882; is of limestone quarried 3 miles northeast. Fire (1910) razed log house. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968