Old Railroad Y.M.C.A. Historical

Old Railroad Y.M.C.A. Historical (HM1W2V)

Location: Childress, TX 79201 Childress County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 25.629', W 100° 12.991'

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Recreation and hospitality center for early Childress; in Spanish Mission Revival style architecture. Built 1903, after citizens, led by R.H. Norris and Dr. J.H. Cristler, attracted Fort Worth & Denver Railway shops and division offices here. Among funds donors was Helen Gould, philanthropic daughter of rail magnate Jay Gould. Use by Y.M.C.A. ceased in 1934; owned by Veterans' groups since 1938.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
HM NumberHM1W2V
Year Placed1962
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at 5:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 388219 N 3810190
Decimal Degrees34.42715000, -100.21651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 25.629', W 100° 12.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 25' 37.74" N, 100° 12' 59.46" W
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Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 10th St NW, Childress TX 79201, US
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