Historic plaque - R. A. Ragland House

Description:

Photograph of a historic plaque in Sweetwater, Texas. It reads: "R. A. Ragland House. In 1882 R. A. Ragland (1858 - 1938) came to Sweetwater as one of the town's first lawyers. He served as city commissioner, school board member and county attorney. In partnership with R. C. Crane he set up a law office and abstract firm. In 1906 he had this house built for his wife Luella Maddox Ragland. The home is an example of the classical Revival style. The chapel and brick addition to the front were built when the residence served as a mortuary. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979."

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Nolan County - Sweetwater
Creation Date: August 7, 2005
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 96
Past 30 days: 8
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 7, 2005
  • Digitized: August 12, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Nolan County - Sweetwater
Coordinates
32.4751709284, -100.402115987
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 7, 2005
Description:

Photograph of a historic plaque in Sweetwater, Texas. It reads: "R. A. Ragland House. In 1882 R. A. Ragland (1858 - 1938) came to Sweetwater as one of the town's first lawyers. He served as city commissioner, school board member and county attorney. In partnership with R. C. Crane he set up a law office and abstract firm. In 1906 he had this house built for his wife Luella Maddox Ragland. The home is an example of the classical Revival style. The chapel and brick addition to the front were built when the residence served as a mortuary. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: dscn1365
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth5277
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
32.4751709284, -100.402115987

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