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Site of Gorsline's Fashion Livery Stable

 
 
Site of Gorsline's Fashion Livery Stable Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 23, 2021
1. Site of Gorsline's Fashion Livery Stable Marker
Inscription.  In 1889 Edgar B. Gorsline (1859-1933) and his wife came to Wichita Falls from Indiana. For two years Gorsline operated a grocery and bakery. He opened the Fashion Livery Stable at this site in 1892. Horses and rigs were rented and horses boarded. Carriages were sent to meet all trains and transportation for funerals were provided. Before the automobile era, the Fashion Livery Stable furnished vital services for residents and visitors to Wichita Falls. Gorsline sold the stable in 1907 and the structure at this site was razed in 1908.
 
Erected 1979 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4804.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 33° 54.792′ N, 98° 29.476′ W. Marker is in Wichita Falls, Texas, in Wichita County. Marker is on Indiana Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 711 Indiana Avenue, Wichita Falls TX 76301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John F. O'Donohue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Zale Legacy
Site of Gorsline's Fashion Livery Stable Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 23, 2021
2. Site of Gorsline's Fashion Livery Stable Marker
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(about 400 feet away); George Alonzo Soule (about 500 feet away); Site of St. James Hotel (about 600 feet away); The Wichita Falls Bank Robbery of 1896 (about 700 feet away); Henry C. Luecke (about 700 feet away); J. A. Kemp Wholesale Grocery Building (about 700 feet away); Charlye Ola Farris (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita Falls.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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