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

Thurmond Building

 
 
Thurmond Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 17, 2022
1. Thurmond Building Marker
Inscription.  C.L. Thurmond, Jr. constructed this building in 1898 for use as a general mercantile store and residence. It is similar to other structures built here before the 1900s, when Bridge Street was a major commercial center of Victoria. The business district prospered until nearby rail lines and roads were relocated. The Thurmond Building, which features a distinctive three-story central section, housed stores, a grain mill, and the farmers' cooperative.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980
 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6571.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 28° 47.539′ N, 97° 0.617′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker is at the intersection of South Bridge Street and West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south on South Bridge Street. The marker is located on the south corner of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 South Bridge Street, Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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within walking distance of this marker. Guadalupe River (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's Church, Catholic (approx. 0.3 miles away); B. F. Williams House (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Edward Conrad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Regan House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Empresario Martín de León (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lorenzo Dow Heaton House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Victoria's First Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Thurmond Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 17, 2022
2. Thurmond Building and Marker
Marker viewed from the street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, February 17, 2022
3. Marker viewed from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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