Strawn City Hall Historical

Strawn City Hall Historical (HM1UUY)

Location: Strawn, TX 76475 Palo Pinto County
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N 32° 33.125', W 98° 29.824'

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The city of Strawn, incorporated in 1917, held its first council meeting in a hall at a local bank building. During an oil, gas, and coal-inspired economic boom the city's population reached 5,000 in 1920, and in 1921 bonds for a city hall were issued. This handsome classically-inspired local landmark was designed by Abilene architect David S. Castle and built in 1923. It features cast stone detailing in its arched entry, quoins, and parapet, and a decorative brick cornice.
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1995
Year Placed1995
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 547218 N 3601744
Decimal Degrees32.55208333, -98.49706667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 33.125', W 98° 29.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 33' 7.5" N, 98° 29' 49.44" W
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Area Code(s)254, 940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203 Housley St, Strawn TX 76475, US
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