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La Grange in Fayette County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

City Library Building

 
 
City Library Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, October 9, 2017
1. City Library Building Marker
Inscription. Erected 1852 as J.C. Stiehl family home; sold to Etaerio Club in 1912 and given to City of La Grange in 1938.

Architecture is German "Fachwerk", using handmade brick and hand-hewn cedar timbers joined with wooden pegs. Restored in 1967-1969.
 
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 876.)
 
Location. 29° 54.535′ N, 96° 52.663′ W. Marker is in La Grange, Texas, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of East Fannin Street and North Franklin Street, on the right when traveling west on East Fannin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 159 E Fannin St, La Grange TX 78945, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First U.S. Postal Rural Mail Route in Texas (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Dawson Expedition / Historic Oak Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of a Twin Blockhouse (approx. mile away); Bradshaw-Killough House (approx. mile away); Hermes House (approx. mile away); The Dawson Memorial (approx. mile away); Fayette County Courthouse (approx. mile away); Birthplace of the SPJST (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Grange.
 
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City Library Building Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, October 9, 2017
2. City Library Building Marker Location
City Library Building image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, October 9, 2017
3. City Library Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2017, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2017, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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