The Period Hotel

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A postcard of the Period Hotel, a two-story building with Neo-classical architecture which was located at the corner of NW 4th Avenue and 6th Street, in Mineral Wells, Texas is shown here. There is a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the hotel and various people standing on the sidewalks around the building. A printed note at the top of the picture reads: "7698. The Period Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas."

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1 postcard : b&w

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This physical object 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 92 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

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Description

A postcard of the Period Hotel, a two-story building with Neo-classical architecture which was located at the corner of NW 4th Avenue and 6th Street, in Mineral Wells, Texas is shown here. There is a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the hotel and various people standing on the sidewalks around the building. A printed note at the top of the picture reads: "7698. The Period Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas."

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w

Notes

The Period Hotel, at the corner of NW 4th Avenue and 6th Street, was owned and operated by Miss Lizzy More. An Annex connected to the north (that does not show in this photograph) completed construction.
This photograph shows the Neo-classical building before subsequent remodeling. A picture in A.F. Weaver's "Time Was in Mineral Wells" (on page 103) shows the building after it was altered.
The hotel burned, but the Annex still stands, and is known as Town House Apartments.
A printed note at the top of the picture reads: "7698. The Period Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas"
Note the horse-drawn wagon in front of the hotel.

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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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  • Nov. 12, 2009, 3:16 p.m.

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  • July 6, 2015, 10:10 a.m.

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The Period Hotel, physical object, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth60886/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.