[The Mineral Wells Convention Hall and the Hexagon Hotel]

[The Mineral Wells Convention Hall and the Hexagon Hotel]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The Hexagon was the first electrically-lighted hotel in Mineral Wells. The Convention Hall was built, in part, on the foundation of the Hexagon's DC power plant. The Convention Hall was built for the West Texas Chamber of Commerce Convention, which was held in 1925.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[The Hexagon Hotel Stairwell]

[The Hexagon Hotel Stairwell]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This picture shows the staircase in the Hexagon Hotel taken from the top floor. A view of the first-floor lobby can be seen at the lower middle of the picture with the stairs spiraling from floor to floor down to it. A writer in the Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.) in 1966 remarked that "[A]s one entered the lobby once could see the stairways as they encircled each floor giving a gallery effect." See also: "Hexagon Hotel [with history]" for further details.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[A Model of Hexagon Hotel--and Elizabeth Sickels]

[A Model of Hexagon Hotel--and Elizabeth Sickels]

Date: unknown
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Description: Illustrated here is picture of a model of the Hexagon Hotel (and the only living daughter of David Galbraith, Elizabeth Sickels) that was taken about 1977. The model is now located in the Mineral Wells Historical Association's Rock School House.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[The Hexagon Hotel Staircase]

[The Hexagon Hotel Staircase]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The Hexagon Hotel had four staircases that spiraled down through its five floors. The interior trim was of "heart of pine"--a hardwood, despite its name. Pegs and square nails were used in the construction. The building was designed in a honeycomb pattern to maximize ventilation for the comfort of the guests. See also: Hexagon Hotel [with history] for further details.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[An Aerial View of Northwest Mineral Wells]

[An Aerial View of Northwest Mineral Wells]

Date: unknown
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Description: An aerial view of northwest Mineral Wells that was taken between 1959 and 1969 is shown here. The Hexagon Hotel on North Oak Street can be seen in the center left foreground with the Convention Center immediately north (to the right)of it, and the Crazy Water Crystal plant two blocks northwest.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Photograph of the Hexagon Hotel]

[Photograph of the Hexagon Hotel]

Date: 1950~
Creator: Howell, M. A.
Description: Photograph of the Hexagon Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas. The hotel is situated beside a road next to a smaller buildings. It has four stories, multiple porches, and multiple gables with windows.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Hexagon Hotel Booklet]

[Hexagon Hotel Booklet]

Date: unknown
Creator: Howell, M. A.
Description: Booklet containing two photographs of the Hexagon Hotel, as well as a series of architectural drawings of its floor plan.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Photograph of Mineral Wells, Texas]

[Photograph of Mineral Wells, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: Evans, Daniel W.
Description: Photograph of the town of Mineral Wells, Texas. The town's buildings, streets, and surrounding landscape is visible.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Photograph of the Hexagon Hotel]

[Photograph of the Hexagon Hotel]

Date: 1950~
Creator: Howell, M. A.
Description: Photograph of the Hexagon Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas. The hotel is situated beside a road next to a smaller buildings. It has four stories, multiple porches, and multiple gables with windows.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
[Mineral Wells, Texas, Post Cards]

[Mineral Wells, Texas, Post Cards]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcards featuring various scenes from Mineral Wells, Texas. The eight post cards have been pasted onto a single piece of paper. From the top left, these postcards include images of cattle; a Mineral Wells welcome sign; its First Presbyterian Church; the Hexagon Hotel; someone boating on a body of water; a woman sitting on raised rocks and looking down at a creek; a drawing of the town; and a drawing of a church and community pool.
Contributing Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association
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