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[Inspiration Point]

[Inspiration Point]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The view from Inspiration Point, overlooking the Brazos River seven miles south of Mineral Wells. Billy Sunday, a popular evangelical preacher in America, visited Mineral Wells in 1900. He exclaimed "This is an inspiration!" when he saw the beautiful scenery south of the town. He unwittingly gave the Point its name.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[The West Ward School]

[The West Ward School]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Exterior of the West Ward School in Mineral Wells, TX.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[The Mineral Wells High School Marching Band]

[The Mineral Wells High School Marching Band]

Date: 1939?
Creator: unknown
Description: The Mineral Wells High School marching band is shown here performing on a football field in the late 1930's. The band director at that time was Mr. Dave Brunswick. See also "Mineral Wells High School Concert Band."
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Inside of Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

[Inside of Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

Date: 1985
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the interior of a derelict log cabin that belonged to a man named Joe Johnson. Light streams in from many holes between the beams. A pile of beams lie across the threshold of a door on the left. Jugs, bricks and other debris lie in front of a stone hearth at the center of the photo.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Texas and Pacific Railway Depot]

[Texas and Pacific Railway Depot]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Texas and Pacific Railway Depot building alongside railroad tracks. The wooden building has a chimney rising out of its shingled roof.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Palo Pinto Boys' Basketball Team]

[Palo Pinto Boys' Basketball Team]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of boys of the Palo Pinto basketball team standing with their school principal, A. H. Brackeen. The boys are wearing shorts and athletic shirts. Brackeen wears a dark suit and tie. The group is standing in a line in front of a clapboard building with three windows. The fourth person holds a basketball inscribed with "BHS."
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
Lover's Retreat

Lover's Retreat

Date: 1910~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a rocky outcropping jutting out over a river. The area, called Lover's Retreat, is covered with vegetation. A man can be seen walking along the edge of the overhanging rocks.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[People Standing Alongside Storefronts]

[People Standing Alongside Storefronts]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of people standing under the awnings of a series of storefronts. Telegraph poles line the unpaved road beside the businesses.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Couples by Lover's Retreat]

[Couples by Lover's Retreat]

Date: 1910~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of seven pairs of men and women together beside a rocky outcropping called "Lover's Retreat." The men are wearing dark suits and ties, while the women are wearing dresses and ornate hair and hats.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

[Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

Date: 1985
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a derelict log cabin that belonged to a man named Joe Johnson. A chimney built with stone blocks stands against the building to the left. Tin roofing is pulled back from the left corner of the roof exposing beams underneath.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
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