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Celebrate Marble Falls Founders Day on July 12

MARBLE FALLS — Celebrate Marble Falls Founders Day on July 12 at the historic Granite School. The open house is 2-5 p.m. at the old school house, 2001 Broadway, and sponsored by the Falls on the Colorado Museum, which is housed in the 1891-constructed building. The event is free, but donations are welcome. (more…)

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Bench dedicated on grounds of Falls on Colorado Museum

Marble Falls Noon Rotary Club members joined the Falls on the Colorado Museum board, community leaders and residents May 29 to dedicate a bench built, designed and donated by the group and set up adjacent to a monarch butterfly way station in front of the museum, 2001 Broadway St. in Marble Falls. Attending the ceremony […]

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Relive family road trips with Hills & Lakes adventure

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR  MARBLE FALLS — When my dad would load us up in the old family station wagon for a Sunday drive, we would start by pulling out a series of maps. Then, with my mom riding shotgun and my brother Jeff and I strapped securely into the back seat (so we […]

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The Falls on the Colorado Museum is launching its membership drive 2-5 p.m. April 12 at the museum, 2001 Broadway in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Falls on the Colorado Museum kicks off membership drive April 12

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Falls on the Colorado Museum is launching a membership drive April 12 with a free event. The event will feature music from the Bluebonnet Chorale at 2:30 p.m., refreshments, and a slide presentation of historical photos of the Marble Falls area at 3:30 p.m. (more…)

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Hills and Lakes Fun Road Rally offers prizes, history lesson

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The road trip is such a big part of American culture that it should be written about in history books. And one Highland Lakes museum is taking our love for cruising and combining it with the past. (more…)

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101 Fun Things - Falls on the Colorado Museum

101 FUN THINGS: Explore Marble Falls history at Falls on the Colorado Museum

Even the building is steeped in Marble Falls history at the Falls on the Colorado Museum at 2001 Broadway in Marble Falls. The facility is located in the Granite Building, which originally served as the only school in town. It was built in 1891 from pink granite found just up the road in the Granite […]

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Founders Day at Falls on the Colorado Museum celebrates area’s story

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Whether a person’s family has lived in the area for generations or they just moved here in the past several years, Fran McSpadden of the Falls on the Colorado Museum believes each has a role in local history. “They’re all a part of our story,” McSpadden said. “They […]

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