PEBBLE MOUND, TX
PEBBLE MOUND, TEXAS. Pebble Mound was on the old San Saba Road eight miles northwest of Burnet in northwest central Burnet County. The community was once known as Marley Springs, for the Robert Marley family. A post office called Pebble Mound was established there in June 1879 with Laura V. McGuire as postmaster. It was discontinued in February 1880. School-age children had been taught in various homes in the 1870s, but by 1880 work had begun on a schoolhouse. A Baptist church was established in 1883 and used the school building for its services. The school district continued to be called Marley Springs until at least 1911, after which time the name was changed to Pebble Mound. The school was consolidated with the Burnet Independent School District in 1941. County highway maps showed a few scattered houses in the area in the late 1940s, but population estimates for Pebble Mound were not available. Only a cemetery marked its location on county highway maps in the 1980s.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "Pebble Mound, TX," accessed August 29, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrpay.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.