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Del Rio in Val Verde County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Elks Lodge Hall

 
 
Elks Lodge Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, September 5, 2021
1. Elks Lodge Hall Marker
Inscription.  

Lodge 837 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks built this meeting hall in 1916 from plans provided by local builder Martin Brauer. It replaced an earlier structure, Gildea Hall, at this site. The Elks Lodge hall exhibits influences of the Prairie Style of architecture in its use of a low, sloping hipped roof and overhanging eaves with exposed rafters. Other features include paired French doors and a second floor balcony supported by brick piers. The hall provided space for meetings, dances and other community functions, and served the Elks Lodge until the 1980s, when members constructed a new facility.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2003
 
Erected 2003 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13163.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 29° 21.587′ N, 100° 53.859′ W. Marker is in Del Rio, Texas, in Val Verde County. Marker is on Pecan Street north of East Losoya Street, on the right when traveling
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north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 Pecan Street, Del Rio TX 78840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Hudson, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Val Verde County Courthouse Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church of Del Rio (about 500 feet away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); John Taini (about 500 feet away); Old Del Rio National Bank Building (about 700 feet away); City of Del Rio (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Del Rio.
 
Elks Lodge Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, September 5, 2021
2. Elks Lodge Hall and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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