[Historic Marker Application: Public Market and Town Hall]

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Public Market and Town Hall, in Brownsville, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.

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[10] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 4 photographs

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Texas Historical Commission 1962.

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Public Market and Town Hall, in Brownsville, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.

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[10] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 4 photographs

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Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Files

These files document historically significant buildings from five Texas heritage regions. Landmark status is awarded to structures deemed worthy of preservation and is the highest honor of its kind in Texas.

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Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: Public Market and Town Hall], text, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth428587/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.