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Beaumont in Jefferson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Tyrrell Public Library

Tyrrell Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, June 10, 2018
1. Tyrrell Public Library Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1903 as the First Baptist Church, this limestone structure replaced a red brick church on the same site. Architect of the Romanesque Revival style edifice was A. N. Dawson and contractor was G. D. Patterson. In 1923, when the Baptist congregation moved to larger facilities, Capt. William C. Tyrrell purchased the building and donated it to the city for use as a public library. It now (1976) houses an historical and genealogical collection.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1976

Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10578.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 30° 4.918′ N, 94° 5.806′ W. Marker is in Beaumont, Texas, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Pearl Street (U.S. 90) and Forsythe Street, on the right when traveling west on Pearl Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 695 Pearl Street, Beaumont TX 77701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Theatre (about 400 feet away, measured in a
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direct line); Henry Millard (about 400 feet away); Beaumont (about 600 feet away); First National Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noah Tevis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Travis Street Substation (approx. ¼ mile away); Enterprise-Journal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Fire Station (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaumont.
Tyrrell Public Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, June 10, 2018
2. Tyrrell Public Library
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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