Brick Streets of Spearman

Brick Streets of Spearman (HM1RCL)

Location: Spearman, TX 79081 Hansford County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 12.009', W 101° 11.689'

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Spearman was platted in May 1917 and incorporated in 1921, surviving disastrous fires to become the largest city in the county. A brick school, hospital, and several commercial buildings were built by 1927, and the city council that year made plans to pave city streets. The Northwestern Construction Co. of Dallas paved the streets, and George E. Ellison built the sewer system beneath the pavement. Property owners paid for their own portion to be paved at a cost of $16.01 per foot of frontage. Spearman's progress led to relocation of the county seat from Hansford in 1929. While some of the historic brick streets have been replaced or paved over, remaining portions recall Spearman's early prosperity and role as a center of commerce.
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Marker Number15930
Year Placed2009
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 302672 N 4008381
Decimal Degrees36.20015000, -101.19481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 12.009', W 101° 11.689'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 12' 0.54" N, 101° 11' 41.34" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Main St, Spearman TX 79081, US
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