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
Address 1604 FM 3509
City Burnet
County Burnet
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 568011
UTM Northing 3402298
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location FM 2509 (Hoover's Valley Road), 1.2 mi. SW of SH 29
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