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About HWL

Married in 1910, Hardy Washington Lewis & Dula Tally began their lives together in Smithville, TX.  "H.W." was a railroad man, road builder, and business man. He fell in love upon seeing the hills in Real County and the beautiful Frio River.In 1934 their dream of owning a piece of the hill country, deep in the heart of Texas, came true and soon construction began on the lodge, lovingly referred to as the Rockhouse.  


The Small Details

What was once a working ranch with many head of cattle, sheep, and goats is now the premier venue for your event. Experience the history and natural beauty of the

H. W. Lewis Ranch.

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