Erected in 1993 The Cross faces northwest towards the town of Ballinger, Texas. The Cross stands 100 ft. tall and from tip to tip on the arm it measures 70 ft. The Cross, above ground, weighs 50 tons with another 100 tons of material buried for support. At the bottom is a roof and walkway with a guest book for visitors to sign. The grounds also include walkways, a small Chapel, St. Frances Shrine and the Our Lady "of Guadalupe". The Cross can be seen for miles during the day and especially at night when it is illuminated with lights.
By kjfitz @ 2007-08-02 11:13:31