[Lynch Plaza, 2 of 3, Different View]

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Lynch Plaza, in the center of this picture, is located on the corner of North Oak and East Hubbard Streets. This structure, originally called the Firstron Building, replaced the First National Bank, in the northwest corner of what had been the Oxford Hotel, at this location. The hotel building, including the bank, was destroyed by fire in 1983. At the right edge of the picture is Cole's House of Flowers, which was built on the site of Davidson Hardware Company, after it burned in the Damron Hotel fire of December 22, 1975.

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Creator: Unknown. September 1988.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: A. F. Weaver Collection 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 20 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Lynch Plaza, in the center of this picture, is located on the corner of North Oak and East Hubbard Streets. This structure, originally called the Firstron Building, replaced the First National Bank, in the northwest corner of what had been the Oxford Hotel, at this location. The hotel building, including the bank, was destroyed by fire in 1983.
At the right edge of the picture is Cole's House of Flowers, which was built on the site of Davidson Hardware Company, after it burned in the Damron Hotel fire of December 22, 1975.

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A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers Mineral Wells' founding and its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town to the present. Photos are from local historian and photographer A.F. Weaver, local families and research sources.

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  • September 1988

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[Lynch Plaza, 2 of 3, Different View], photograph, September 1988; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29859/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.