Marathon Historical Museum

Description

Southward facing photograph of adobe structure with metal roof housing the Marathon Historical Museum. An affixed Texas State Historical Survey Committee marker reads: "FIRST SCHOOL HOUSE Oldest school building in Brewster County. Built in 1888. Used for all public meetings and all elections. Restored in 1928 by Ladies of Marathon Study Club. Is known as the Club House. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965."

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1 photograph : digital, col.

Creation Information

Hicks, William September 24, 2019.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Photographing Texas and was provided by the UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 95 times, with 7 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Southward facing photograph of adobe structure with metal roof housing the Marathon Historical Museum. An affixed Texas State Historical Survey Committee marker reads: "FIRST SCHOOL HOUSE Oldest school building in Brewster County. Built in 1888. Used for all public meetings and all elections. Restored in 1928 by Ladies of Marathon Study Club. Is known as the Club House. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965."

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1 photograph : digital, col.

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Photographing Texas

These images come from individuals' travels across the state. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, state parks, national parks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!

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  • September 24, 2019

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 16, 2019, 4:39 p.m.

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  • Dec. 18, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 7
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  • 30.208233, -103.243997

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Hicks, William. Marathon Historical Museum, photograph, September 24, 2019; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1211909/: accessed November 27, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .

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