Chat Work Club

Chat Work Club (HM1SQU)

Location: Portland, TX 78374 San Patricio County
Country: United States of America

N 27° 54.012', W 97° 18.908'

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Formed by a group of thirty-three women on Valentine's Day, 1921, the Chat Work Club derived its name from the members' practice of working on sewing projects while conversing with each other. In 1925, they began raising funds for a Portland public library, and by 1933 a building was completed. Beginning with 291 books, the library grew over the years and has occupied a number of structures. The original library building was moved to this site in 1983. The members of the Chat Work Club remain active in community affairs.
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HM NumberHM1SQU
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Year Placed1990
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 665826 N 3087288
Decimal Degrees27.90020000, -97.31513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 54.012', W 97° 18.908'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 54' 0.72" N, 97° 18' 54.48" W
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Area Code(s)361
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2400 Memorial Pkwy, Portland TX 78374, US
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