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

Commercial Hotel

 
 
Commercial Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Commercial Hotel Marker
Inscription. Alabama native William P. Daily (1865-1941) and his family arrived in Floyd County in 1911, settling briefly in the Muncy community (5 mi. N). After moving to Floydada to open a feed, coal, and wagon yard, Daily recognized the need for a hotel here. Construction began in 1912, and the hotel opened in January 1913, with 21 guest rooms. Catering mostly to traveling salesmen, Daily transported them from the railroad station in a horse-drawn buggy, and allowed them to display their wares in the hotel lobby. The hotel was renamed The Lamplighter Inn in 1964.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
 
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1003.)
 
Location. 33° 59.121′ N, 101° 20.195′ W. Marker is in Floydada, Texas, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of South 5th Strret and West Missouri Street, on the right when traveling south on South 5th Strret. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Floydada TX 79235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First National Bank of Floydada (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dolphin Ward Floyd (about 700 feet away);
Commercial Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Commercial Hotel Marker
Organization of Floyd County (about 700 feet away); Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M. (about 700 feet away); Floydada Chapter No. 31, Order of the Eastern Star (about 700 feet away); First Methodist Church of Floydada (approx. mile away); First Baptist Church of Floydada (approx. mile away); Floydada, Texas (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floydada.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Commercial Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. Commercial Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 111 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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