Maids and Matrons Club

Maids and Matrons Club (HM1E8U)

Location: Brownfield, TX 79316 Terry County
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N 33° 10.684', W 102° 16.091'

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In 1906, three years after the founding of Brownfield, eleven women gathered together to form a club. Named Maids and Matrons, the club became primarily a study group in 1907, and the members founded the town's first library that year. Affiliated with the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs in 1915, the club continued to operate at the library and supported numerous civic causes. When the Kendrick Memorial County Library was organized in 1957, the club donated their 3,000-volume collection of books to form the nucleus of the institution's holdings.
HM NumberHM1E8U
Marker Number3186
Year Placed1990
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 11:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 754720 N 3674352
Decimal Degrees33.17806667, -102.26818333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 10.684', W 102° 16.091'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 10' 41.04" N, 102° 16' 5.46" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-798 E Broadway St, Brownfield TX 79316, US
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