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Dead Man's Hole

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

Dead Man's Hole is a very interesting place explaining a dark piece of history in Burnet County... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cfshanks
Unimpressive

It’s a covered hole, you may miss it if you are not looking. Weird and creepy side stop. The hole... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Stephanie O
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Grand Prairie, Texas
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4 weeks ago
“Interesting place”
Nov 11, 2017
“This is a different tourist attraction”
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off County Road 401 between RR. 2147 East and Highway 71, Marble Falls, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dead Man's Hole is a very interesting place explaining a dark piece of history in Burnet County. The site itself is easy to access, a very short walk from parking. Of course the hole itself is covered up for safety reasons but I'm glad it...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a covered hole, you may miss it if you are not looking. Weird and creepy side stop. The hole is covered so no one can fall in, and there is a historical marker telling the history of the hole.

Thank Stephanie O
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I was vary unimpressed when I can and all I found was a hole you could dig in a day. Atlease it's free.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I discovered Dead Man's Hole while driving down the country road taking pictures of beautiful wildflowers in the spring. It is an historic site in Texas a few miles south of Marble Falls. It is a hole in the ground that is very deep where...More

Thank Harold B
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Not well marked from 281. Area unkept. Kind of creepy area but nice piece of history. But mostly just a marker.

Thank TammyTripp
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Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank Donna W
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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...More

Thank dclaes46
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Reviewed 2 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.

1  Thank scotchirisheyz
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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...More

2  Thank Wyomite
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Reviewed 27 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!

1  Thank brownfamily08
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