Site of Hotel Knox and Thurber Mining Office Historical

Site of Hotel Knox and Thurber Mining Office Historical (HM1UUV)

Location: Mingus, TX 76463 Erath County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 30.461', W 98° 25.073'

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The Texas and Pacific Coal Company built the first-class Hotel Knox about 1895. In addition to serving out-of-town guests, it was a social center in Thurber and home to many of the town's white collar workers, including store clerks and staff of the adjacent mining office where general manager William Knox Gordon maintained his headquarters. The Hotel Knox burned in 1907 and was replaced by the Plummer Hotel. Although the town was dismantled in the 1930s, ruins of the mining office were still visible decades later.
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Year Placed1995
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 554679 N 3596860
Decimal Degrees32.50768333, -98.41788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 30.461', W 98° 25.073'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 30' 27.66" N, 98° 25' 4.38" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-108, Mingus TX 76463, US
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