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Mineola in Wood County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

O. P. Pyle House

 
 
O. P. Pyle House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
1. O. P. Pyle House Marker
Inscription.  An early leader of the Texas progressive era and a national spokesman for the concerns of farmers, O. P. Pyle had this home constructed in 1903-04, when he was editor and publisher of the Mineola "Courier." Built by local craftsmen, including "Zonn" Wren and his brothers William and Frank Wren, the house reflects influences of the Queen Anne style in the wraparound veranda, conical tower, second floor porch and gabled roof.
 
Erected 1982 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9019.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 32° 39.895′ N, 95° 29.403′ W. Marker is in Mineola, Texas, in Wood County. Marker is at the intersection of North Line Street and West Kilpatrick Street, on the left when traveling north on North Line Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 North Line Street, Mineola TX 75773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. O. P. Pyle (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of Miss Ima Hogg
O. P. Pyle House Marker and house. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
2. O. P. Pyle House Marker and house.
(a few steps from this marker); "The Old Mineola City Hall" (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Barney B. Hart House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gov. James Stephen Hogg and Wood County (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church of Mineola (about 400 feet away); Dr Pepper Bottling Plant (about 400 feet away); Mallory Bros. Grocery and Feed Stores (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mineola.
 
O. P. Pyle House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
3. O. P. Pyle House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 173 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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