Gilmer Hotel

Gilmer Hotel (HM2NB5)

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N 30° 1.006', W 100° 12.518'

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Built in 1916 by Jesse Walter Gilmer (1883-1961), the two-story Gilmer Hotel was originally wooden, with an upper gallery on the east and south sides. It was frequented by traveling salesmen as well as local ranchers and other visitors. The dining room was popular with townspeople, and the kitchen provided meals for prisoners in the Edwards County Jail. The hotel sheltered influenza patients during a World War I epidemic and, later, victims of a 1927 tornado. The Gilmer family sold the hotel in 1918.Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
HM NumberHM2NB5
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 383445 N 3321258
Decimal Degrees30.01676667, -100.20863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 1.006', W 100° 12.518'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 1' 0.36" N, 100° 12' 31.08" W
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