Floyd Inn location, Richardson, Texas

Description

Large open field. In the foreground is a grouping of seven trees, with some shrubs or saplings, all growing in grass/weeds. Only the center tree, the one closest to the foreground, is leafed. Behind is a large open space, with cultivated areas visible on the horizon. On the left of the horizon is a large building, with a taller domed portion, part of Restland Cemetery. The note on the back states that the tree was planted in 1856. The Floyd Inn served as a stop for the stage from Dallas to Denton.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1973~.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Richardson Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 305 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Large open field. In the foreground is a grouping of seven trees, with some shrubs or saplings, all growing in grass/weeds. Only the center tree, the one closest to the foreground, is leafed. Behind is a large open space, with cultivated areas visible on the horizon. On the left of the horizon is a large building, with a taller domed portion, part of Restland Cemetery.
The note on the back states that the tree was planted in 1856.

The Floyd Inn served as a stop for the stage from Dallas to Denton.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w

Notes

Library owns negative.
Written on back: Floyd Inn Site, Richardson, then Breckenridge
Tree planted 1856

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: RPLv002
  • Accession or Local Control No: Folder V 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth3075

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Texas History Collection

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Creation Date

  • 1973~

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • May 10, 2005, 1:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 13, 2014, 11:11 a.m.

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Past 30 days: 2
Total Uses: 305

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Floyd Inn location, Richardson, Texas, photograph, 1973~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3075/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richardson Public Library.