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Alpine in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ritchey Hotel

1886

 
 
Ritchey Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
1. Ritchey Hotel Marker
Inscription. Frame and adobe. Built facing old cattle loading pens on the Southern Pacific Railway.

Lodgings and saloon for cowhands and ranchers in town to ship cattle from widely scattered ranches of the Big Bend country.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4276.)
 
Location. 30° 21.396′ N, 103° 39.644′ W. Marker is in Alpine, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is at the intersection of East Murphy Avenue and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling east on East Murphy Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 E Murphy Ave, Alpine TX 79830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garcia-Valadez House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John R. Holland (about 600 feet away); Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (about 700 feet away); Nuestra Seņora de Guadalupe (about 700 feet away); Holland Hotel Building (about 700 feet away); Our Lady of Peace (about 700 feet away); Gage-Van Sickle (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Enduring Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alpine.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Ritchey Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
2. Ritchey Hotel Marker
Ritchey Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
3. Ritchey Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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