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Winters in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Rock Hotel

 
 
Rock Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 8, 2016
1. Rock Hotel Marker
Inscription. This two-story native stone commercial structure was built by Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Heath, who operated a local mercantile in partnership with Ira Beard. Constructed to accommodate early travelers and workers on the railroad, the Rock Hotel was completed in 1909, the year that the Abilene & Southern railway line was extended to Winters. A landmark in the city, the hotel serves as a reminder of Wintersí early growth and development.
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1982

 
Erected 1982 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4317.)
 
Location. 31° 57.468′ N, 99° 57.941′ W. Marker is in Winters, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of W. Dales Street (Loop State Highway 438) and N. Melwood Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winters TX 79567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winters State Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winters Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winters (approx. 0.2 miles
Rock Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 8, 2016
2. Rock Hotel
Marker is mounted on front wall to the left of the entrance
away); Blue Gap Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winters FFA Chapter (approx. half a mile away); Old Cotton Oil Mill (approx. half a mile away); St. John's Lutheran Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winters.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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