[Photograph of Inspiration Point]

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Photograph of view from Inspiration Point, overlooking the Brazos River seven miles south of Mineral Wells.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Palo Pinto County Album and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 194 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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Description

Photograph of view from Inspiration Point, overlooking the Brazos River seven miles south of Mineral Wells.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

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.

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Palo Pinto County Album

This ongoing collection is a compilation of photographs and memorabilia documenting the history of Palo Pinto County and its people. As a community album it is comprised solely of items belonging to individuals of the Palo Pinto County area. In an effort to document as much of the history that is held by individuals and families with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those in the community that have items of historic value and wish to contribute no matter how small their collection.

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  • Aug. 8, 2006, 8:58 p.m.

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  • May 10, 2016, 4:52 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Photograph of Inspiration Point], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16349/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.