- Highlander article by Alta Holland Gibbs “The Saga of Hamilton Creek” December 9, 1971 (photos of Roller Flour Mill and Holland Springs School group, and 1914 Bridge over Hamilton Creek.) (2 copies)
- Pages 46-67 of "Twenty-Seven Years on the Texas Frontier" by Noah Smithwick, describing Hamilton Valley
1. Undated story in Picayune about community of Haynie Flats with picture of people.
2. The Highlander 22 May 1975; "Haynie Flat School Land Still For Sale"
Copy of 1989 bylaws of the Burnet County Heritage Society.
Highland Lakes -
- Highlander Supplement dated 25 Mar 1972 entitled "Find Your Piece of Paradise In The Beautiful Highland Lakes
Hill Country Community Foundation
- Burnet Bulletin, 8 Oct 2008; "HCCF opens new headquarters home"
Historical Businesses, Burnet County
- Cotton Gin - owned by W. M. Faubion, Messenger, Bridge Dedication Issue, 1936
- Lignite Plant, "Second Lignite Plant Proposed", Highlander, 28 July 1983
- River Cruise, "Trip Offers Varied Scenes", with photos of scenes on the route. Burnet Bulletin, 28 April 1983.
- Page from Burnet History Vol I, page 85; picture of Trades Day in Burnet, 1919, page 86, photos of Dr. George Jackson McFarland, the Churchill Store, Stipp dentist office, and 1901 Burnet City Council
- Burnet Supply. "An Era Passes with Burnet Supply", with photosof Pat Withers, owner. Burnet Bulletin, 22 Sept 2004.
- Burnet Supply. "Anchor of Square Closes." Burnet Bulletin, 10 Aug 2005.
- Seidensticker Store. Story about closing. Old ads, and photo of store. Burnet Bulletin 1 Feb 2006.
- Photo of Wool delivery at Burnet depot with mules and wagons. undated.
- Bertram Store - featuring Ben Warden remembering the old country store and prices. Photos. Burnet Bulletin, 23 Aug 1976.
- Clockmaker in Spicewood, about Arthur Quist and his clock making. Photo.
- Aristo Kraft Company newspaper articles from 1978 - 1988 when company closed.
- The Sugarbush Inn - List of names on notepaper "The Sugarbush Inn".
Magill Store - Bertram -- Unknown newspaper [probably River Cities Tribune], 2 November, 2008; "The Tale of A. B. McGill & Company" by Rachel Bryson.
- Magill Store -- The Picayune 3 Mar 1992; "McGills Dry Goods Oldest store in all Burnet County" by Rachel Bryson
- Magill Store Bertram -- Burnet Bulletin, Lake Country Life, 28 Jul 2010, A B McGill building, Bertram, "Stately building place to dance during WWII"
- Magill Store -- Burnet Bulletin, 18 Nov 1993, "After 111 years, A.B. McGill Will Shut Its Doors", with picture of old building
- Cottonseed Oil Mill - The Highlander 26 July 1962; "down Memory Lane"; refers to report by Arnold C. Kellersburger on Cottonseed Oil Mill at Marble Falls written in 1908; also talks about railroad connections in Marble Falls
- Factory Building to Entertainment Center; Messenger, Bridge Dedication Issue, 1936; P. K, Odiorne owner
- Lone Star Gas Co. - The HIghlander, 2 July 1952; Lone Star Gas Company Has Served M.F. since Jan 1950
- Turner-Evans Lumber - The HIghlander, 2 July 1952; photo c. 1900 of wagons in front of building.
- Ray Summorrow - handwritten note, source unknown, that his gin burned in 1928 according to School Board Minutes 12 Mar 1929
- Factory Building, Marble Falls - The Highlander, 13 Aug 1964; photo and story about fire that destroyed the building.
- Post Office, Marble Falls - Marble Falls Messenger, 10 June 1937; history of the building from 1884 to 1937 by Daisy Rowney Singleton
Historical Businesses - Marble Falls
Advertising brochure- dated 1926
Advertising brochure - dated 1906 or 08
Advertising brochure - dated 1884-1895
Advertising - loose sheets undated
- Michel's Drug Store-unsourced newspaper article "The History of Michel's Drug Store" with photos of artifacts from store.
- Michel's Drug Store - The Picayune, 22 Mar 2000, "Michel's Drugs to Close this Week" with photo of family gathered in front of store.
- Michel's Drug Store - River Cities Tribune, 3 Mar 2000, "Marble FAlls Landmark Main Street Building Sold" with photo of Duane and Dianne Michel behind the soda fountain
- Advertising list - typewritten list of advertising in a brochure dated 1926
- Business list - handwritten list of businesses at specific location dated 1976
- Advertising list - from a 1917 unsourced newspaper
- Gibson's Discount Center, The Highlander, 13 May 1976; drawing of store to be completed by Aug 1976
- Gibson's Discount Center - The Highlander, 19 Aug 1976; photo and caption of ribbon cutting ceremony
- Wagon Wheel Manor - The Highlander, 4 March 1976; "...Changes Owners, Name" with photo of new owners at ribbon cuttin ceremony
- O'Connor's Tires - The Highlander, 19 Aug 1976; Grand Opening Begins
- Lakeland United Super Store, Highway 281; The Highlander, 20 May 1976; photo of inside store
- Evans Co stock - Marble Falls Messenger, 24 May 1962
- Pure Stone Company - Marble Falls Messenger, 24 May 1962; with photo of physical plant.
- Cotton Yard - Marble Falls Messenger, 24 May 1962; with photo of stacked cotton and caption describing location
- Bluebonnet Cafe - ad from unsourced newspaper - "The Blue Bonnet Cafe opens Thursday, Oct 31, 1946"
Marble Falls - Old Factory Site
- Copy of pamphlet about the Factory Building. unsourced.
- The Senior Class, Marble Falls High School, Commencement Speech about the Factory Building, 1936
- Old copy of factory site description; unsourced.
- "A Better Investment" issued by Marble Falls Textile Mills Co.
- Highlander newspaper article dated August 8, 1991 "Mathes Workers to Reunite" by Anita Mitchellabout the Mathes Air Conditioning Plant
- Photo from Madolyn Frazier's collection; Group of people, no names; on back is "Mathes, 2005". This may be workers from the Mathes plant, but not confirmed.
- Texas Parade magazine undated "The Dream That Would Not Die" story about Adam Rankin Johnson's part in the development of the textile factory
- Greg Old's article titled "Letter From 'Eyes' of Blind Man Reveals More History" about Adam R. Johnson's part in the development of the textile factory
- 1936 article "P.K. Odiorne Remodels Factory Building Into Entertainment Center"
- **The Highlander, 26 July 1962; "Down Memory Lane..." about a report on the Cottonseed Oil Mill at Marble Falls"
- Copies of photos of the old factory site, with the marble steps of the river, girls standing on the steps, and Cotton and Woolen Mill, c. 1895
- post cards with drawing of Adam R. Johnson standing beside marker with factory in background, c. 1887
- "Old Factory Building", by Thelma Coe, 1976; 2 double-spaced typewritten pages of history of building.
- The HIghlander, 28 Jan 1971. "Marble Falls Needs Angel or Visionary Entrepreneur Would Do!" by Nanette Eventide. photo copy of article urging preservation of old factory site.
- Marble Falls Factory Site, 13 page history of the site, by Mrs. Bill Bryson. This may be the narrative for Texas Historical Marker application.
- Photocopies of various stages of the factory building, unsourced.
- photocopies of archived original photographs of the old building, historical marker, and the "marble" rocks in the river.
- Burnet Bulletin, 26 July 2006. "Tourist Center was once a mill." with photos of before and after Chili's, the Hampton Inn, and River CityGrill were constructed.
- The Highlander, 13 August 1964. "Spectacular Fire Destroys Marble Falls Landmark" with picture of fire damage.
- "Textile Mill Dam Contract Let for $75,000" from unnamed newspaper, 15 October 1925.
- Affidavid from J. H. Batson, Secretary of Marble Falls Textile Mills Company, about agreement between R. L. Jay and wive and the Mill for settlement in case of damage from flood.
- The Picayune, 27
March 2013, "Old Textile Mill Marker's Relocation Puts History in its
Right Place" with photo of Jane Knapik, Caryl Calsyn and Paul Brady.
Also a small color photo of the old factory, and a timeline of the
business beginning in 1892. [this article missing Sept 2014]
Historical Homes and Buildings, Burnet County
BURNET HOMES - Burnet Bulletin, 26 July 1962. Photos and brief descriptions of homes.
Photo group 1:
- O. T. Shugart built his house in what is now Hayes Addition. It is now known as the old Ira Kennedy home.
- Scene on 7th Street shows home now occupied by Mrs. Estalla Fowler. Mrs. Walter Cox lives in the house back of Mrs. Fowler
- C. F. Trousdale built this house now occupied by Mrs. Marcelle Wagenfuhr.
- The old B. Badger home. Now occupied by the Jim Manns.
Photo Group 2:
- R. A. Burnam Home, now occupied by Mrs. E. C. Alexander. George Burnam was born here.
- Carl Francis home. Formerly occupied by Prof. A. S. J. Steele and I. H. Shaffer. Now owned and occupied by C. E. Bertling and since rebuilt into two homes.
- R. H. Evans Hardware and Badger McDonald Co., now occupied by Barnes Lumber Co.
- J. E. Odiorne home. Their children, Mrs. Julia Steele, Lee Odiorne and P. K. Odiorne lived here. It was destroyed by fire.
Photo Group 3:
- Otto Ebeling built this home, now the Smith Nursing home.
- R. H. Evans home before it was destroyed by fire. Temple Lumber Co. stands on this site.
- Dr. T. M. Yett home now owned and occupied by I. L. Kennedy. It is next to Giesecke's Supermarket.
- J. R. Yett built this home now known as the H. T. Ellison place.
BURNET - Unidentified house on Post Oak
- Austin American-Statesman, 19 Aug 1973. "Early
Settlers Built Homes to Last in Burnet County", with photos of
Rocky Rest, Judge Cook home, and George Whitaker home.
BURNET - Handwritten list of "Old
Houses in Burnet" with their owners and uses
BURNET - List of historical tour houses
BURNET - Typed copy of 14 Nov 1912
Burnet Bulletin article, "Burnet's Classical Homes and their
CASTLE - Burnet; "A Burnet Fairy
Tale", Lake Country Life Magazine, Vol 3, No 30, page 22,
Burnet Bulletin, 26 Nov 2008; with small photo, history of the
COOK - Burnet; Newspaper article and
Texas Historical Landmark information about Old Cook Home, 1968.
- Marble Falls. Lake Country Life, 9-15 March
2011, "Purple Marks the Spot" by Dale Fry; about the
historic Otto Ebeling home built in 1891 at 601 Avenue F in Marble
Falls, with picture
STATION - BURNET - Citizens Gazette 13 Mar 2013 "Burnet
history to turn another page with station's demise" - regarding
old Humble, Enco, Exxon service station at corner of Highway 281 and
29. Station was owned by Esther and A. W. Warden. April 13th issue
features a picture of the construction of the new Valero gas station
and convenience store at this site. T
FOX/FUCHS - The Highlander, 5-8 July
2013, 'Horseshoe Bay council to discuss tax relief, also mentioned
gift of Fox House to council.
FUCHS - Horseshoe Bay; Part of a flyer
advertising German Settlers Party, 22 April 1985, at the old Adolph
Fuch home, now in Horseshoe Bay.
GIBBS - CR 340; "The Gibbs House:
Preserving our past" Burnet Bulletin, 9 March 2005;
with pictures of home.
GLOBE THEATRE - Bertram.
"Musicians Restore Bertram's Globe Theatre" by John
Hollowell, with pictures of Zachery Hamilton and Lance Regier,
owners, and a picture of the theater. Highland Lakes Weekly,
May 2013.Burnet Bulletin 8 May 2013; "Owners breathing
life back into Bertram's Globe Theatre, includes photo of Lance
Regler and Zach Hamilton standing in front of theatre
HANSFORD - Burnet. "Burnet
home still an eye-catcher after 119 years" unknown newspaper,
unknown date, Victorian home at 200 N. Main St, Burnet. A
previous owner was Judge J G Crook
HOLLAND - Burnet; "Burnet
County's Oldest Home", Typewritten article written by Alta
Holland Gibbs about the Holland home.
HOOVER CABIN - Hoover's Valley;
"Hoover's Cabin, Old Mystery Cabin Reveals Historic Tale",
by Daniel Clifton, The Picayune, 19 Sept 2007
MARBLE FALLS CABINS - Unknown source;
"Still Working" undated article about cedar post hay barns
east of Marble Falls on FM 1431.
MCGILL BUILDING - Bertram; Series of
posts from Rootsweb/Ancestry Message Board, "A. B. McGill
Building in Bertram" Feb 2012, telling history and various
posters' family members associated with the building.
MICHEL - Marble Falls; "Old house
gets new family, new life" The Highlander 1 Feb 1979;
original Michel home built in 1894, now owned by Kidd family
CABIN - near Marble Falls; Austin American,
27 Feb 1966; "Log Cabin Still Strong Though 126 Years Old"
by R. B. Hess. Built in 1936 by William Pepper & part of Camp
ROBERTS Home - Marble Falls; River Cities Tribune, 12 July 2002; "Marble Falls was Last Home to Texas Governor O. M. Roberts" with picture of home and the governor.
SAMPSON-TAYLOR - Burnet Bulletin, 18
March 1993, "Burnet's Oldest Building" Sampson-Taylor
VANDEVEER BUILDING - Burnet; "A
ranger's building" Lake Country Life Magazine
section Fol 5 No 26 pg 14, 27 Oct 2010, Vandeveer Bldg
VANDEVEER BUILDING - Burnet; "Then
and Now - The Oldest Building in Burnet" by Darrell Debo - The
Burnet Bulletin 21 Feb 1974; The old lodge building in Burnet
VANDEVEER CABIN - Burnet Post card
showing Vandeveer House (Ft. Croghan)
- Citizens Gazette, 3 Jun 2009, pg 3 - "Historic
Homestead" "Home sweet home has rich tradition"; home
at 501 South Main designated by City of Burnet as one of the historic
buildings within the city limits. Picture of Crista Bromley and
family receiving plaque from city.
WALKING TOUR - Burnet; "Historic
Burnet" booklet prepared by City of Burnet Historical Board.
WARREN HOME - Burnet; Unsourced
newspaper, Aug 1960, "Origin of Home Traced in Burnet"
about the granite A. L. Warren house in the north section of Burnet,
- Marble Falls; Lake Country Life, magazine insert Vol 4 No 43 pg
14, 24 Feb 2010 - about Marble Falls home at 501 Sixth St, originally
owner by W. D. Yett.
Airy Mount - Adam R. Johnson Home
- “Highlander” newspaper 18 Aug 1983; “The Houses that General Johnson Built” with pictures
- “Burnet Bulletin-Marble Falls Messenger” 1 Sep 1988; “Airy Mount is a breezy and restful haven” with pictures
- Transcription of article from “Burnet Bulletin” 6 Jan 1911 entitled “A Family Reunion”, 2 pages (2 copies)
- "Airy Mount" by Tommy Dorbandt Potts, 7 pages; another copy with 3 more pages
- Photocopy of article from “Frontier Times” summer 1959 entitled “Blind Builder” by Mary Johnson Posey, 3 pages with pictures
- Copy of Application Form for Official Texas Historical Marker. Title “Airy Mount, Barn” with supporting documents, 12 pages with duplicate pages of narrative
- Correspondence from Texas Historical Commission regarding Historical Marker Application, 5 letters
- One page typed information about Airy Mount
- 4 pages of scanned pages of Airy Mount
- Copy of postcard pertaining to sale of Airy Mount
- Copy of newspaper “Burnet Bulletin” undated entitled “Burnet’s Classical Homes and Their Names”, 8 pages
- The Picayune article, "Airy Mount: A Tribute to a pioneer family" dated 8 May, 2002
- The Picayune Historic Bldgs, dated 16 Dec 2009, 'Airy Mount revives grandeur of old Burnet County
- Letter from George Christian to Judge Thomas Ferguson, 1983, about the house.
- Letter from Judge Thomas Ferguson to Mrs. John Potts, 1 December 1984, with a list of transfers on Mt. Airy.
- black and white photo of Airy Mount with several views and detailing info about the house
- 4 color photos of house in disrepair
- 2 album sheets of home and barn in disrepair
- Highland Lakes Weekly 27 Feb 2015; "Historic Dining in Burnet" - Elizabeth and A.B. Walters have purchased Airly Mount and plant to turn into restaurant called Texas Fine Dining.
Badger, Brandt - House and Building
1. Photograph “Badger House, 1973, B. Badger, [dated not able to read]. Engraving over door does not show in picture.” (scanned & archived)
2. Article from Austin American Statesman, dated 28 Dec. 2002. “Making The Past Present”, with pictures.
3. The Burnet County Bulletin, 24 Oct. 1974, “Medallion Marker Dedicated …” with pictures.
4. The Highlander, dated 17 Oct 1974, “Badger Named Historic Landmark”
5. The Burnet County Bulletin, 17 Oct, 1974, with pictures.
6. Photograph, “Badger Building 1883 (Old Country Store) Burnet Square (S. E. Corner)” (scanned & archived)
7. History and description of the Badger Building, 11 pages, Texas Historical Commission Staff, 19 May 1980. Duplicate of 1st page.
8. Document, 30 typed pages, including Abstract, Platt Map, and pictures, by Thomas C. Ferguson, undated.
9. Description of Interpretive Plate w/Medallion., brief history of the Badger House, 6 pages, Burnet County, 14 May 1974.
10. Picture of the Historical Marker, The Highlander Oct 24, 1974.
11. Brandt Badger House Named Historic Landmark article. Two copies. With Pictures
12. Badger House Named Historic Landmark, by Adeline Chrane. With pictures
13. Old Badger Home In MF May Get Historical Plaque article, Sept 30, 1963, with pictures.
14. "Medallion Marker Dedicated at Historic Brandt Badger House", with pictures from Marble Falls Messenger, Oct 24, 1974.
15. “Brandt Badger House Receives Medallion Marker”; has pictures of both the inside and outside of this home.
16. Article as to the size and what is written on the Marker for the Brandt Badger House.
17. Texas Historical Commission Staff ,dated 19 May 1980, Facts given on Historical Marker
18. Burnet Community Center Building, Thomas C. Ferguson, P. O. Box 38, Burnet, TX 78611.
19. History of Badger Building, 30 pages with 2 maps & two pages of pictures
20. Picayune 2/8/06 Centenarian Velma Pinson landmarked Brandt Badger Home in MF
21. Photo negatives of Badger House
22. Photo of Badger House (undated) (scanned & archived)
23. Photo of Captain Badger (undated) with the citation on the back reading "Capt. Badger in front of his insurance office. Note plank porch. Return to Byrna Dean Moore 907 Hill Side Dr. Marble Falls" (scanned & archived)
24. Photo of Capt. Badger beside his house and cistern (undated) with "Capt Badger at home - old granite house." written on back (scanned & archived)
25. Newspaper clipping from Rededication issue of Messenger dated 5/ 24/ 62 with captioned picture of Badger funeral procession
26. 1 - page double spaced typed article written by Byrna Dean Moore about B. Badger House
27. 2 copies of a 7 - page single spaced typed article written by Mrs. Bill Bryson about Badger House and Badger Family including annotations and wording of Brandt Badger House Historical Marker
28. 1 page typed and handwritten rough copy of B. Badger House (# 26 above)
29. copy of newspaper article fromThe Highlander October 24, 1974 titled "Brandt Badger House Receives History Marker" with several poor quality pictures of house, rooms and pictures of people who came to the Marker ceremony
30. "The Way It Was - Badger House has endured for 114 years" The Picayune 19 Jun 2002 by Linda Ware
31. Lake Country Life (Burnet Bulletin insert) 12 Sep 2012; "Badger House" by Steve Snyder - Landmark with photo
32. Llano County Journal 24 Sep 2014; "Burnet moving to accommodate Wedding Oak Winery downtown" BEDC approved agreement to establish a winery in the old Badger Building.
Branch Home - needs to be indexed
1. Three pages, typed description of the Bryson home, including history of the building and its builder. Built in 1906 by John and Milda Bryson.
2. Newspaper copy, The Burnet Bulletin, 16 Sept 1982, with photos of the Bryson home and Bryson descendants, Katheryn Bryson Perrin, Blake Bryson Patrick, Estelle Bryson, Fay Bryson Richardson, Wilson Perrin and Mary Blake Bryant. Occasion was Bryson place named a Historical Landmark.
3. Three pages: typed list of Burnet County Historical Markers.
4. Citation for Bryson Home historical marker
5. Three pages of Xeroxed photos of the Bryson home and property. Poor quality copies. Originals not in file.
6. "Bryson marker unveiled/Four generations have enjoyed historic home"; The Highlander 16 Sep 2982
7. Burnet; "Home sees six
generations" ; Burnet Bulletin, 10 Mar
1980, about the old Bryson home owned by Tom Perrin; many
Cavin (Bluebonnet House) (Dorbandt House) - US 281, between Burnet and Marble Falls
- Abstract of Title, transcribed from originals; 292 acres owned by N. A. Cavin
- Abstract of Title, copy of handwritten transfers of propert, starting with #1, Logan Vandeveer; #2 and # missing from package
- Photo of old rock house with field of bluebonnets in foreground
- "Legend to Live Again" Highlander, 27 Jan 1977, w/picture of historic gray stone farm house 2 miles north of Marble Falls. 4 former occupants: Cavins, Dorbandts, Odiorne, Konvickas.
- The Highlander, 29 July 1976; photo of house, no caption.
- Lake Country Life 11-17 April 2007; "Marble Falls landmark an icon" Cavin House; includes picture of home in Bluebonnets
- Austin American-Statesman, 21 May 2014; Dorbandt House selected by Preservation Texas as endangered property; w/photo.
Christian-Matern Home - Marble Falls
- Picayune, 16 April 1997, "Christian-Matern House to get Texas Historical Marker" with photo of house and Caryl Calsyn on the porch.
- unknown newspaper, 8 April 1997; "Historical marker to be dedicated to Christian-Matern house" .
- River Cities Tribune, 7 Dec 2001; photo of Christian-Matern house decorated for Christmas.
- The Picayune, 11
Dec 2002, "Museum Open House is Tribute to Christian Family" with
pictures of Chrisian Family. Josephine Christian, her mother, Juliet
Johnson Christian, Ethel Johnson Guthrie. Second picture is of owner of
home, Caryl Calysn and George E. Christian, descendant of original
owners of house. Third picture is of the home decorated for Christmas.
- The Picayune, 2 Dec 2009, "Marble Falls Victorian home to
hose traditional holiday season open house," Christian-Matern home at
603 Seventh St.
- Photo of home from early 1890s when it was new. Highland Lakes Weekly, 23 Nov 2012
- Picayune, 30 Nov 2011, "Old Victorian Home in Marble Falls to Welcome Visitors for Christmas Event" with picture of Caryl Calsyn, owner.
- Picayune, 22 Feb 2012, "Picayune builds foundation for historical Home", by Raymond V. Whelan
- The Highlander 3 Nov 2012; "Victorian Christmas home to open Saturday night"
Craddock House - Burnet
- Lake Country Life, magazine insert Vo 3 No
22, pg 14 "This house has stories" about the Charley
- The Highlander, 16 Mar 2012, "Action Needed to Save the Craddock House" by JoAnn Myers, letter to the editor. Also on same page is letter to editor from Nanette Stephens about the house.
- The Highlander 27-30 Dec 2013;
"Craddock house here to stay" by James Walker
- DailyTrib.com article on move of Craddock house.
- The Picayune 11 Feb 2015; "Craddock House Move - New home, new purpose" by Jared Fields
- Burnet Bulletin 11 Feb 2015; "On the move!/Historic house takes to street on trip to hill" by James Walker. Article about Craddock house being moved to grounds of Airy Mount
- Highland Lakes Weekly 13 Feb 2015; pictures of Craddock House being moved to grounds of Airy Mount
- Highland Lakes Weekly 27 Feb 2015. Complete article about Craddock House move and A.B. Walters creating historic dining district on the gounds of Airy Mount
Fuchs, Conrad Home - Horseshoe Bay
- Historical Marker text and application narrative, 1974
Liberty Hall - Marble Falls
- The Picayune 24 Apr 2002; "Liberty Hall contains 115 years of history" by Linda Ware
- Lake Country Life (undated); "A gathering place for pioneers" by Dale Fry
- Page from romantic-getaways-texas.com/texas-bed-and-breakfasts; "Unique Romantic Getaways" - about Liberty Hall Guest Haus
- Lake Country Life 27 Aug/2 Sep 2008; "A gathering place for pioneers" by Dale Fry. Includes picture of Liberty Hall.
Rocky Rest - Burnet
- Copies of information on Rocky Rest marker file from Texas Historical Commission (5 pgs)
- Photograph of Rock Rest
- "Rock Resty, The Old With the New" by June Kilstofte from San Antonio Express Magazine 16 July 1950
- Austin American-Statesman 19 Aug 1973, with picture of Rocky Rest
Russell-McFarland Homestead - Burnet County
- Application for Historical Marker, dated1978
- History of Sam McFarland House
- note card with description of underground cistern
- copy of floorplan
- Letter from Mrs. Bill Bryson to Texas Historical Commission, 22 May 1978, describing more research on the homestead
- Burnet County Bulletin, 12 Oct 1978, "Homestead to Receive Historical Marker"
- notes about the dedication of marker
- Texas Certificate of Death, 1917, W. H. Russell
- Words on the Official Texas Historical Building Marker - Russell-McFarland Homestead
- Old Wallace Home - Marble Falls - see
also surname file - Wallace, et al
- Highlander, 12 Aug 1976, "Old
Wallace Home to Be Restored, Opened", with many photos.
- Lake Country Life magazine
insert, Vol 4 No. 40, 3 Feb 2010 "Centennial home"
about The Wallace Guest House at 910 Third Street in Marble Falls.
- The Highlander, 11 Aug 1983,
"Old houses find new future in Marble Falls." Story
and photos about the 20-room Johnson home and The Wallace House on
- The Picayune, 10 Oct 2007,
"Wallace House on Third Street deemed magical place by many"
Historical Homes and Buildings, Galveston
- Article about Center of the Strand restoration
Historical Homes and Buildings, Llano
see Llano County
(see also name of individual marker: e.g., "School, Mt. Blanc")
- List of Historical Markers in Burnet County, From Burnet TXGenWeb page.
- The Picayune, 2 Jan 2005; "Historical Markers Connect Today with Yesterday", by Daniel Clifton.
- Daily Tribune 1 Nov 2009, "The History behind some Texas historic markers in Burnet" by Rachel Bryson
- Article from the Burnet Bulletin, dated April 16, 1936, page 36.
- Article from Deed Book 3, page 424-425 for A. G. Hale and wife, Lizzie A. Hale to J. J. Felder
- Two pages from the Burnet Bulletin, dated Thursday, October 23, 1969. "Historic Holland Springs Given State Historical Society Marker In Sunday Afternoon Ceremonies.", with pictures of Mrs. Alta Holland Gibbs and other relatives attending the ceremony. Extensive history of the area is included.
- Lake Country Life, , supplement to Burnet Bulletin 29 Apr - 5 May 2009, "Site Served as burnet School", by Dale Fry. Article about history of the site, with picture.
- Historical Marker text from 1969.
- Correspondence with Texas State Historical Survey Committee regarding approval of inscription of historical marker.
- One-half page typed description of history of Holland Springs. Source unknown.
- Photo of Thanksgiving At The George Norris Home In Hoover’s Valley, 1904. Standing, left to right: Mrs. Conway, Mrs. George Norris, Mrs. Oscar Norris, Mrs. Mack Breazeale, Mrs. Worth Gunn, Miss Ellie Norris and Mack Breazeale. Front row, left to right: George Norris, Oscar Norris, D. C. Norris, Worth Gunn, Clarice Norris, Uncle Tommy Norris, Pauline Norris and Randolph Haile. Reproduction was made from an old photo.
- Four typewritten pages by Joy Taylor with information about Hoover's Valley.
- Burnet Bulletin 27 Oct 1983, "Hoover Valley Happenings" by Dorothy Henderson. About Hoover's Valley Cemetery Hoover's Valley Schoolhouse
- The Picayune, 12 Jun 2002, "The Way It Was; The enchantment of Hoover's Valley"
- The Picayune, 19 Sep 2007, "Hoover's Cabin, Old mystery cabin reveals historic tale."
- The Highlander, 2 Apr 1973 (year unclear), "Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions Reveal Hoover's Valley History."
- The Highlander, 8 Aug 2012; "The enchantment and founding of Hoover's Valley" - Part 1 and Part 2 - by Linda Ware
- Lake Country Life, 23-29 July 2014; "Hoover history" by Glynis Crawford Smith. Names memtioned were Rev. Isaac Hoover, Anman, and Haynes.
- Supplement Published by The Highlander, December 2, 1971, “A Total Resort Community”. Thirty six pages of pictures and information on the Developers and of the property. Pictures of the homes of Fuchs and Krumm.
- Newspaper article from The River City Tribune July 30, 2004 titled “Young Jaffe, III, named vice president at Horseshoe Bay”
- Newspaper article from The River Cities Tribune June 4, 2004 titled “Escondido to be built at Horseshoe Bay” about the former Dillon Ranch being turned into a private lakeside golf preserve
- Hill Country Magazine Winter 2004 “Marriott Opens in Horseshoe Bay”
- The River Cities Tribune September 10, 2004 “Marriot Hotel expands corporate team” to include General Manager Ron Paynter, Director of Marketing Joe Reardon, Director of Engineering Rudolfo Guzman, Director of Event Management Mary Beth Drobny, Director of Food and Beverage Jason Pollard, Director of Human Resources Alexis Powell, Director of Room Operations Lisa Guest, Director of Finance and Accounting John Heneke
- Four Maps from Byrna Dean Moore files, includes First Phase Master Plat
- 2014 Lake Country Newcomers' Guide; Horseshoe Bay facts.
- Picture of Allen Clinic and Hospital
Hospital, Llano/Marble Falls Project [Scott & White]
- Citizens Gazette, 21 July 2004, “New Clinic on the Horizon
- Llano News 24 May 2006 "Lake of the Hills Medical Center site announced,
city questions legality of Burnet County Location" by Glynis Crawford
- Llano Buzz, 21 Jun 2006, "Court Order Halts Hospital Project"
- Llano Buzz, 24 May 2006, "Fight Over Regional Hospital Continues"
- Llano Buzz, 14 June 2006, "City Sues Hospital"
- Llano Buzz, 26 July 2006, "Need for Clarification" opinion piece by Kevin A. Leeper, CEO of Llano Memorial Healthcare System
- Llano Buzz, 3 Jan 2007, “Hospital Project Awaits Partner”
- Burnet Bulletin, 3 Jan 2007; “Health Care Likely to Stay Top Priority”, with architect rendering of Lake of the Hills Regional Medical Center Hospital, Seton
- Llano County Journal, 12 Jan 2011, "A New Life: Scott & White, Llano Merge".
- River Cities Tribute 18 Dec 2011; "Couple donates $1M to hospital project." Robert and Barbara McFarland
- River Cities Tribune, 28-29, 2012, Scott & White speeds up opening of new Marble Falls hospital.
- The Highlander April 27-30 2012; "New hospital to open 2 years earlier"
- The Highlander 18 Dec 2012; "S&W Baylor Healthcare Merges/No Change for Local Hospital plans"
- Highland Lakes Weeky, 15 Mar 2013, Picture of first stage of project and CEO Keven Leeper.
- The Picayune 29 May 2013; "Phase 1 is done for new medical center". "Ribbon-cutting for Marble Falls Specialty Clinic is May 31"
- The Highlander 4 Jun 2013; "Scott & White's First Phase Opens." Shows ribbon cutting of new clinic.
- Highland Lakes Weekly, 21 Feb 2014, Photo and caption of progress on the new Scott & White Hospital
- Highland Lakes Weekly, 18 July 2014; Pictures of construction of new hospital
- Citizens Gazette, 21 July 2004, "New Clinic on the Horizon"
- Burnet Bulletin, 21 July 2004, "Seton Groundbreaking" with group picture of dignitaries and shovels at site of new Marble Falls Hospital
- Lake Country Life, 19-25 May 2010, "Burnet's first Modern Hospital Remains" by James Walker. Article and photo about the Shepperd Memorial Hospital, which closed in 1992.
- Files pertaining to Shepperd Hospital C. 1960 (in separate file box), about 6" of material.
- Unknown newspaper, January 1991, "Burnet has Hisory of Medical Care", by Lucile O'Donell, about medical service in Burnet County; mentions Sheppherd Hospital.
- Picture of hospital
Hudson Bend, TX -
Three typewritten pages about Hudson Bend and Tck Cemetery.
- The Llano News September 14, 2005 “Katrina refugees spend week in Llano”
- Burnet Bulletin September 21, 2005 “Angel Fuel Fund gives wings, fuel for area pilots on rescues”
- Burnet Bulletin September 14, 2005 “Hamilton Valley opens doors to evacuees”
- Llano News September 27, 2005 “Llano opens city – as well as its heart and arms – to evacuees fleeing Hurrican Rita on Texas coast”
- River Cities Tribune, 10/21/2005 “Hurricanes bring 41 new families into Marble Falls”
Hutchison, Kay Bailey,
U.S. Senator, Newspapers articles written by her
- Burnet Bulletin September 8, 2004 article about changes since September 11, 2001 three years ago
- The River Cities Tribune August 20, 2004 article about Lance Armstrong
- Letter to the City Offices, Burnet, TX from Finn, Van Dusen and Goodman.
- Article copied from Bertram Enterprises dated 6/3/26 regarding Ichthyol Mining.
- Hand written Articles dated April 19, 1934, Dec. 6, 1934, Dec. 20, 1934, Jan 24, 1935, Mar. 7, 1935, Jan. 21, 1937, all regarding the Ichthyol Plant.
- Page from The Victoria Advocate, from 88th Anniversary 1846-1934 edition; “As An Eastern Map Maker Saw Texas in 1837”, an early map of Texas, New Mexico and Indian Territory.
- Map, untitled, and undated, showing Early Migrant Trails east of the Mississippi.
- Two pages, typewritten, from South Plains Genealogical Society, undated, “Areas of Settlement in Ten Year Periods.”
- Three pages, mimeographed , undated, source not stated, “Areas of Settlement in Ten Year Periods”
- Nine pages, beginning with 1800, each page a map of migration routes of that period. Source unknown.
- Map, “Settled Areas 1800”
- Map, “Early U.S. Emigrant Trails East of the Mississippi River”, with names of trails marked.
- Map, “Texas in 1837” copied from Homer S. Thrall, A Pictorial History of Texas, 1879”
- Map, “The Vasquez Campaign, March 1842”, from Attack and Counterattack by Joseph Milton
- Map, “Texas, Early Pioneer Days”, provided by Pioneer Flour Mills, San Antonio
- Austin Genealogical Society newsletter, Dec 1968, that has article about maps.
Imprints on Texas History
- Brochure, Imprints on Texas History, an Annotated Bibliography of General Land Office Publications, (1836-1975).
- Newspaper article from The Highlander by Frank C. Rigler dated February 1, 1973 titled “News from the Indian Camps” detailing events of raids on Adams cattle in 1867 including pictures of Kiowa chief Lone Wolf and Comanche chief Horseback
- Map of North America showing principal locations of various tribes in US and Canada
- "A Survey of Indian Life in Texas" by Victor J. Smith; Frontier Times Vol 18, 8/41, pg 491
- "The Life, Time and Wives of Chief Quanah Parker" by Stella Gipson Polk, The Highlander 22 Apr 1976
- "Excavation Drawing to End on Texas' Oldest Dwelling" by David Crowder; The Highlander 7 July 1977; Rocky Point Archeological Site
- The Llano News 23 Nov 2011, "The Kindness of Strangers" by
Karylon Hallmark Russell. Includes names of many whites who were
captured by Indians.
Indian Depredations - Miscellaneous Papers
- No. 130 "Petition from the Citizens of Burnet County for Rangers, dated 20 April 1854. Includes list of petitioners.
- No. 116 "Petition from the Citizens of Hamiltons Valley, dated 14 Sep 1853. Requests a Company of Rangers
- Original copy from Letters of Governor Bell regarding petition of citizens of Hamilton Valley for military protections from indian depredations.
- No. 30 "Petition from Citizens of Burnet County to Sam Houston" dated 25 July 1860 asking for relief from indian raids
- List of Claim numbers for the US Court of Claims for Indian Depredations
- #8305, Robert R. Allen
- #2264, Martin Corker
- #3030, John Davis
- #2292, Samuel Holland
- #2263, John B. Pankey
- #6605, Lewis Thomas
- # 170 James C. Taylor, Gillespie County
2. Pages from "Texas Indian Papers 1860-1916" about Report of Indian Depredations in Llano County
3. Indian Depredations in Texas, by Wilbarger, pages 624-627 and 646- 651
4. It Occurred In Kimble, Indian depredations in Kimble county, pages 114-117 and 136-137
5. Copy of letter from Office of Indian Affairs, 1866 about captives from Gillespie County. Mentions names.
6. Border Captives, 1865 by Carl Coke Rister; page 130-131; mentions Gillespie County.
7. Pages from "The West Texas Frontier" by Joseph Carroll McConnell, 1939 that pertain to Burnet County, plus index of book.
- #306 - Robert Adams
- #321 - Benjamin Van Hook and Mosiac Scaggs
- #374 - A. D. Hamlin
- #404 - Fight 9 Miles SW of Bertram
- #409 - Mr. Cook
- #410 - Johnathan P. Ragle, Lewis Jackson, Lorenzo Holland
- #425 - Parson Hoover
- #441 - John McGill
- #457 - Waford Johnson
- #493 - Bob Sampson and Joe Allen
- #514 - Lum Tedford and Sam Binion
- #515 - Killing of Benson and capture of son
- #545 - Murder of Mr. Jackson
- #641 - Marion Smith
- #710 - Sam Brooks, M. J. Bolt
- #784 - Fight in NW Burnet County
8. Pages copied from Indian Depredations in Texas by J.W. Wilbarger covering the chapters dealing with Blanco, Burnet, Gillespie, Kimble, Llano, Mason, San Saba, and Uvalde Counties along with a chapter on Big Foot Wallace and the Fight at Packsaddle Mountain. Mentions many individuals killed or wounded by the Indians.
9.The Highlander February 17, 1972 "More Ranchers Hit By Indians" by Frank C. Rigler gives brief accounts of claims made by Thomas Noble, Samuel E. Holland, John Davis, Philander P. Pankey, Mahlon H.Corker, Lewis Thomas, James P. Magill, A.R. Johnson, and Robert R. Allen. Also shown in the article were copies of signatures for Samuel E. Holland, J.A. Crews, A.J.Cooper, Francis Lacy, H.H. Edwards, J.P. Noble, John Davis, Byron H. Cavin, James P. Magill, David B. Holland, and Thomas A. Turner.
Indian Depredations, Baker
- Copies of claims to the US Court of Claims for Indian Depredations, #3879, John and George Baker
Indian Depredations, Burleson
- Copies of claims to the US Court of Claims for Indian Depredations, #5271 and #6726, John Burleson
Indian Depredations, Hughes
- Copies of claims to the US Court of Claims for Indian Depredations.#1552, Moses Hughes
Indian Depredations, Seth and R.E. Mabry
- Copies of claims to the US Court of Claims for Indian Depredations, # 6603, #318, and #667
Indian Depredations, Maltby and Arnett
- Copies of claims to the US Court of Claims for Indian Depredations #7215, Wm. J. Maltby and George C. Arnett
Indian Marker Tree
- One page description and location of tree.
- Copy of page from Famous Trees of Texas, Texas Forest Service, 1971, page 177, which gives history of the tree.
Indiana Territory Voters, 1809
- Newspaper article from The Highlander by Frank C. Rigler dated Feb.1, 1973 titled “News from the Indian Camps” detailing events of raids on Adams cattle in 1867, including pictures of Kiowa Chief Lone Wolf and Comanche Chief Horseback
- Newspaper article from the Highlander, dated February 11, 1960 titled “The Webster Massacre” detailing the events leading to the deaths of the Webster party at Brushy Creek in August 1839 (See also Strickling, Texas Massacre folder for much more information on this event.)
- "Webster Massacre Described by the Last White Survivor" The Highlander 17 Jan 1974 - Martha Virginia Webster Strickling Simmons
- "Effects of the 1839 Webster Massacre on Burnet's Founding" by Greg Olds The Highlander, undated
- "The Webster Massacre, in 1839" Frontier Times Vol 19, September 1942
- "The Massacre of John Webster and Party" Frontier Times Vol. One, Oct 1923
- Partial copy of magazine article from Frontier Times about John Webster
- Newspaper article from The Highlander by Jan Ward dated August 17, 1972 titled “Legion Valley Massacre” detailing fate of Friend family, Mrs. Samantha Johnson and her two children and Mrs. Rebecca Johnson, Miss Amanda Townsend and Malenda Caudle in 1867
- Newspaper clipping about “Another Indian Massacre on the Shin Oak Ridge” about the death of Wilford Johnson on August 15, 1863
- Newspaper article from The Highlander by Frank C. Rigler dated March 9, 1972 titled “Magill, Crews, and Lacy Give Colorful Reports”
- The Llano Buzz, February 15, 2005 “The worst Indian atrocity in Llano County’s History” details Legion Valley Indian raid concerning the Friend family and Malinda Caudel
- Kingsland Current, 1/4/2006 "Indians massacre Whitlock family at Long Mountain"; also mentioned Isaac Haile
- The West Texas Sun, July 1990, "My last battle with Indians; An account of a family tale" by Joe Peacock. About an incident on Council Creek in 1873.
- Burnet Bulletin, 14 Dec 1939, "Eighty Years Ago Indians Scalp Man, Take Whiskers", (Llano News). Text Begins: A reminder of the rigors of frontier life in this section of Texas is found in an old copy of the Coleman Democrat Voice, in which Captain J. M. Elkins, pioneer, wrote about the Texas frontier. The murder of "Old Man" Canon is related, among other stories and recently was verified by W. M. Canon, grandson of the slain man, who now lives at Enochs in far West Texas. The story written by Captain Elkins is of interest to all the pioneers here, and is as follows: "In the summer of 1861, the Canon family were living in Brown county on Rocky Creek...."
- "Capt. D. W. Roberts tells His Story of the Deer Creek Fight" Marble Falls Messenger Supplement 4 Sep 1913. Indian battle took place near Round Mountain and Cypress Creek, in Blanco County.
- "Packsaddle Battle Still Remembered" by Rose Austin, Progressive Farmer
- "Indians Liked A. R. Johnson Horses, Part 3 - Two Indian Raids Near Burnet Town" by Frank Rigler; The Highlander 28 Dec 1972.
- "Burnet County's First Settler Loses Herd" by Frank C. Rigler, The Highlander 24 Feb 1972. Refers to Samuel E. Holland.
- "The Daring Feat of Three Texas Boys" Frontier Times September 1926, pg 35 (Vol 3). Mentions John Tedford, Billie Magill Jr., Jim Cooper and Tom Cooper.
- 20. "More Ranchers Hit by Indians" by Frank C. Rigler, The Highlander 17 Feb 1972. Names mentioned: A. R. Johnson, Robert Russell Allen, Thomas Noble & family, Samuel E. Holland, John Davis, Philander P. Pankey, Mahlon H. Corker, Lewis Thomas, James P. Magill
- The Burnet Bulletin 27 Aug 1931; "First White Man Killed by Indians in Burnet County" by General A. R. Johnson in his "Partisan Rangers". Regarding killing of old Scotchman, Robert Adams.
- The Highlander 23 Sep 1971; "Trailing Indian Raiders in Early Burnet County." Includes picture of ranch home of Col. Norton Moses near old Strickling.
Indians, Chickasaw Nations
- 2-page list of voters in Indiana Territory in 1809
- Article prepared by the Office of Public Affairs, Office of the Governor The Chickasaw Nation titled “ A Quick Guide to Our Land”
- Copy of a brochure from the Chickasaw Council House Museum depicting various items of historical interest about the Chickasaw Nation
Inks Lake State Park
- Newspaper articles from The Highlander by John Gray dated 1973 titled “How the White Man Drove the Comanche from His Land” Parts I and III, including pictures of Ten Bears, an 1870’s Comanche camp, Comanche men, Comanches traveling, Comanche chasing a buffalo, a Comanche Brave, and a (badly focused) map of principal communities and roads in settled area of the Republic of Texas
- Kingsland Current November 17, 2004 article about Apache and Comanche captives taken from Hill country area, especially Llano and Mason in book titled “The Captured” by Scott Zesch
- Hill Country Magazine Winter 2004 “Read about Comanche captives” from Scott Zesch’s book The Captured.
- Newspaper article from Burnet Bulletin dated July 1, 1976 titled Inks Lake State Park Reopens Today” by Nancy Call
- Newspaper article from Highlander dated July 1, 1976 titled “Improved Inks Park Opens to New, Improved Campers” by David Crowder
- Postcard of Inks Lake and Dam
- 2014 Lake Country Newcomers' Guide; Geo-Wonders