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The Cross


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Rising 100 feet from the rolling prairie, The Cross was built by the Jim and Doris Studer family in 1993. It measures 70 feet from tip to tip on the arm, and the arms are 60 feet above ground. It is 10-ft. square, on diagonal 14 ft. and weighs 50 tons. Adjacent to The Cross is a grotto and statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe. For information on the non-denominational Easter services, contact the chamber of commerce.


Address: On Texas 158.
Phone: 325/365-2333

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City Park and Lake

10-acre park on Elm Creek features camping facilities, playground and picnic areas, swimming pool, and miniature golf course. Excellent fishing and water skiing on lake; about 5

Ballinger, TX City Parks

The Cross

Rising 100 feet from the rolling prairie, The Cross was built by the Jim and Doris Studer family in 1993. It measures 70 feet from tip to tip on the arm, and the arms are 60 feet above ground. It is 10-ft. square, on diagonal 14 ft. and weighs 50

Ballinger, TX Monuments

Ballinger Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
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Ballinger, TX Golf Courses

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