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Stories and Tips San Saba

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Mill Pond Park-Today

Written by Mermaid on 04 Aug, 2000

Today, Mill Pond Park is a lovely park with a spring-fed lake and a man-made swimming pool. A waterfall cascades over rocks into ferns, moss, canna and caladiums. The water flows under a bridge then winds through the park. There are picnic sites with grills.…Read More


Beveridge Suspension Bridge

Written by Mermaid on 04 Aug, 2000

The Beveridge Suspension Bridge crosses the San Saba River approximately one-half mile north of the Wedding Oak, this bridge has just one lane and a timber floor. It is one of only two suspension bridges in the state of Texas and is also on the…Read More


Mill Pond Park Swimming Pool

Written by Mermaid on 04 Aug, 2000

The municipal swimming pool is located within Mill Pond Park and is beautifully landscaped. A semi-shallow end slopes toward the deep end. There is a separate, rectangular wading pool and a large bathhouse. The pool is surrounded by a wooden deck and concrete. …Read More


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Risien Park

Written by Mermaid on 04 Aug, 2000

Risien Park was a gift from E.E. Risien and the LCRA to the people of San Saba in 1987. The park is bordered by the San Saba River. A section of the river has been cemented in for swimming. The water is slightly chalky. A…Read More


Mill Pond Park-History

Written by Mermaid on 04 Aug, 2000

Before Mill Pond Park became a municipal park, it was the first waterworks in San Saba. In 1875, Guy Risien built a rock and brush dam across Mill Creek to operate a hydraulic dam that he used to water his own garden and provide water…Read More


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