Site of Rehearsal Hall for the The Hoo Hoo Band

Site of Rehearsal Hall for the The Hoo Hoo Band (HMJEV)

Location: Lufkin, TX 75901 Angelina County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 20.337', W 94° 43.693'

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At the turn of the century, a group of Lufkin men organized a town brass band. It later became known as the Hoo Hoo Band after representing Texas at a national convention of the Order of Hoo Hoo, an organization of American and Canadian lumbermen. In addition to concerts in nearby Cotton (Calder) Square, the band performed at various events and also directed such civic projects as the formation of the town's fire department. Inactive by the 1920s when school bands became popular, the Hoo Hoo Band remains a symbol of Lufkin's early civic pride and quality of life.
Marker Number7005
Year Placed1983
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 335588 N 3468456
Decimal Degrees31.33895000, -94.72821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 20.337', W 94° 43.693'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 20' 20.22" N, 94° 43' 41.58" W
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Area Code(s)903, 936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 113-115 E Lufkin Ave, Lufkin TX 75901, US
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