Turkey in Hall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Built in 1927 to provide lodging for railroad travelers, salesmen, and ranchers who came to town on business, the Hotel Turkey also served as a symbol of the growth business leaders hoped would characterize the young railroad settlement. The hotel opened with 20 guest rooms and extra rooms for community functions. The 2-story structure features decorative brickwork and a porch with brick archways.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1985
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2575.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 34° 23.636′ N, 100° 53.863′ W. Marker is in Turkey, Texas, in Hall County. Marker is on 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 3rd Street, Turkey TX 79261, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1928 Phillips 66 Service Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bob Wills Turkey Texas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Turkey High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Methodist Church of Turkey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Resthaven Cemetery (approx. 7˝ miles away); Gasoline Cotton Gin (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Turkey.
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