[Postcard of Summers Mill in Salado, Texas]

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Postcard of a narrow, three-story, wood and stone building on the far bank of a creek, connected to a short dam that stretches across the creek. The building has wood siding on the third floor, and a wooden balcony on the far side of the second story. A staircase on the right of the building (downstream of the dam) leads down to the water, while a wooden dock is partially visible upstream of the dam. Tall trees border the far bank, surrounding the mill. On the back are postcard markings and a brief paragraph detailing the history of the mill.

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1 postcard : col. ; 10 x 15 cm.

Creation Information

Spiller, Doug 1980.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 and was provided by Salado Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 447 times , with 100 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

Postcard of a narrow, three-story, wood and stone building on the far bank of a creek, connected to a short dam that stretches across the creek. The building has wood siding on the third floor, and a wooden balcony on the far side of the second story. A staircase on the right of the building (downstream of the dam) leads down to the water, while a wooden dock is partially visible upstream of the dam. Tall trees border the far bank, surrounding the mill. On the back are postcard markings and a brief paragraph detailing the history of the mill.

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1 postcard : col. ; 10 x 15 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2016

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  • 1980

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  • June 28, 2017, 11:44 p.m.

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  • Aug. 30, 2017, 1:16 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 100
Total Uses: 447

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  • 30.96989, -97.43235

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Spiller, Doug. [Postcard of Summers Mill in Salado, Texas], postcard, 1980; Salado, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth861139/: accessed June 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Salado Public Library.