[An Early Bird's-Eye-View of Mineral Wells] Metadata

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  • Main Title [An Early Bird's-Eye-View of Mineral Wells]


  • Creation: 1882?
  • Digitized: 2006-09-25


  • No Language


  • Content Description: A very early panoramic view of Mineral Wells (taken around 1882) from East Mountain and looking southwest is illustrated here. Locations identified by numbers are: 1: Judge Lynch's cabin, now Lynch Plaza at S. Oak Avenue and E. Hubbard Street; 2: The Mesquite Street well, middle of NE 1st Avenue (the second well in town, now [2008] abandoned); 3:The current center of downtown Mineral Wells, showing the intersection of Oak Avenue (US 281) and Hubbard Street (US Highway 180); 4: The current Fire and Police Departments; 5: S. Oak Avenue; 6: The Southern House Hotel; 7: The present "Business District", NE 1st Avenue; and 8: N. Oak Avenue (a residential area at the time.)


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture
  • Keyword: Lost Landmark


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1882?


  • Name: A. F. Weaver Collection
    Code: AFWC


  • Name: Boyce Ditto Public Library
    Code: BDPL


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: AWO_0589P.001