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

The Gage Hotel

 
 
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By Richard Denney, December 21, 2009
1. The Gage Hotel Marker
Inscription. This brick hotel building, designed by the El Paso firm of Trost and Trost, was constructed in 1926-27 for Vermont native Alfred S. Gage. A cattleman, Gage founded the largest ranching operation in the Trans-Pecos, consisting of over 600 sections of land. After moving to San Antonio, where he became a successful businessman and banker, the hotel served as his Marathon residence and as the headquarters for his local cattle and banking interests.
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2092.)
 
Location. 30° 12.4′ N, 103° 14.773′ W. Marker is in Marathon, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on North 1st Street (U.S. 90). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Highway 90 West, Marathon TX 79842, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chambers Hotel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marathon (approx. one mile away); Colonel Lewis Given Harman (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Peņa Colorado (Red Rock) (approx. 4.4 miles away); Los Caballos (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
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The Gage Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
2. The Gage Hotel Marker
Marker is hidden in vines.
another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Gage History. (Submitted on January 6, 2010.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
The Gage Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, December 21, 2009
3. The Gage Hotel and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   2. submitted on November 7, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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