• Lampasas City Hall Mural - Lampasas TX
    This 1939 mural "Afternoon on a Texas Ranch" by Ethel Edwards was a winner of the Treasury Section's 48-State Post Office Mural Competition. It was originally located in the Lampasas post office constructed in 1938, but was moved to the city hall when the post office moved to a new location.
  • Lampasas State Park (former) - Lampasas TX
    In 1933, the Lampasas Chamber of Commerce raised $2,500 to buy 154 acres of land along Sulphur Creek and presented the land to the State of Texas as a site for a state park. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 896 arrived the same year, set up Camp Miriam (in honor of Miriam "Ma" Ferguson, the Governor of Texas) and began development of the park. The CCC cleared brush and cactus, built gravel roads, a native stone entrance, a concession house, a low water dam, native stone picnic tables, barbecue pits, native stone cabins, a baseball field, and a polo field....
  • Post Office (former) - Lampasas TX
    The historic former post office building in Lampasas, Texas was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The building has since been sold and is now privately owned. In fact, the building now serves as a private residence. "Constructed in 1938 in Roman Classic style, the former post office boasted many features its new owners loved, including Federal-style windows, hardwood floors, and 14- and 21-foot ceilings behind the former post office counter -- now the living room and kitchen." The post office had housed an example of New Deal artwork, a mural which has since been relocated to Lampasas's City Hall.
  • Sulphur Creek Bridge - Lampasas TX
    The Sulphur Creek Bridge is a three span steel stringer bridge that carries U.S. Highway 281 over Sulphur Creek in Lampasas, Texas. W. W. Vann & C0. built the bridge in 1934 under the direction of the Texas Highway Department and the United States Bureau of Public Roads.