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Address: off County Road 401 between RR. 2147 East and Highway 71, Marble Falls, TX

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Civil war era history

This is a bit of history, not much to see but maybe give you a push to do some research. It is not easy to find, just a basic street sign on the road, Dead Mans Drive. It is in a... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Drew C
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Texas
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Schertz, Texas, United States
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

There are no signs from 281 guiding you to this historical site, nor are there any as you get closer on the local roads. If you don't plan ahead and check out the directions, you won't even know you passed it. When you do find it, it is a pretty creepy hole in the middle of a field that is... More 

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Thank Donna W
Texas
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a bit of history, not much to see but maybe give you a push to do some research. It is not easy to find, just a basic street sign on the road, Dead Mans Drive. It is in a nice area for a drive.

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Thank Drew C
Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Was recommended by our hostess at the resort. Interesting bit of history. Not hard to find and not much to see, but do a bit of research on the web to get the full story.

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1 Thank scotchirisheyz
Austin, Texas
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130 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is an interesting spot to see at least once. It has an historical significance from the early days of Burnet County that can be instructive. Take CR401 to the east from US281 (south of Marble Falls) or north from TX71 just east of the junction with US281. You will have to watch carefully for the marker on the east... More 

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2 Thank Wyomite
San Antonio, TX
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't make a special trip just for this. But my 8 and 9 year olds loved the story and history of this cool hole!

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1 Thank brownfamily08
Corpus Christi, Texas
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way out of Marble Falls. Interesting story but not much to look at. The marker is on a paved road. Watch for the sign or you will pass it.

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2 Thank Fanilow76
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

So, my teenager talked us into visiting. It's a little ways from the main road and just past new construction homes. It wasn't too much to see. My son conducted an EVP (probably watches too much Ghost Adventures) he received no sounds however... he did state he felt someone grab his arm. It was a creepy site. I've heard from... More 

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1 Thank NikkiN_Italy
Ft. Worth
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very interesting, and a liitle creepy (because of the Dead Bodies) but worth finding. About half way down 401 off of 2147. It's okay if you miss it as there is another very interesting Historical Marker at Hwy 71 were 401 ends. Be sure to check out the NE corner. Then head back to Dead Mans Hole

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2 Thank boudou223
Marble Falls, Texas
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307 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Stopper here on my way into Inks Lake. Interesting story. Did not take long. The marker is on a paved road.

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Thank OWL78654
north Dallas, TX
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

This is an interesting spot from a geological standpoint as well as its infamous historical significance. There is a nice historical marker on site and a nice parking area but I think it could be developed a little further to provide more information for visitors, perhaps some storyboards around the parking lot to explain more about the history of this... More 

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