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Langtry in Val Verde County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jersey Lily Saloon - - 1882 - 1903

 
 
Jersey Lily Saloon (1882 - 1903) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Stricklin, March 4, 2007
1. Jersey Lily Saloon (1882 - 1903) Marker
Inscription.
"Law West of the
Pecos" Courtroom. Named
for Judge Bean's idol,
actress Lillie Langtry.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965.

Lower marker
This historic site
is preserved for posterity
by the State Department of
Highways & Public Transportation

The land was donated by the Southern Pacific
Railroad, and the "Jersey Lilly" Building by
Mrs. Laura A. Babb to the State of Texas.

 
Erected 1965 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2749.)
 
Location. 29° 48.55′ N, 101° 33.625′ W. Marker is in Langtry, Texas, in Val Verde County. Marker can be reached from Torres Ave. just from St. 25 N. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Langtry TX 78871, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Law West of the Pecos (a few steps from this marker); Langtry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William H. Dodd (about 400 feet away); The Torres Family (about 400 feet away); Fitzsimmons-Maher Prizefight (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Jersey Lily Saloon (1882 - 1903) image. Click for full size.
By Alan Stricklin, March 4, 2007
2. Jersey Lily Saloon (1882 - 1903)
Robert Thomas Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eagle’s Nest (approx. 0.4 miles away); Railroad Bridges Over the Pecos (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Langtry.
 
Also see . . .  Val Verde County Texas links to Judge Roy Bean. (Submitted on January 21, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Jersey Lily Saloon (<i>wide view; marker visible right of doorway</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 1, 2014
3. Jersey Lily Saloon (wide view; marker visible right of doorway)
Jersey Lily image. Click for full size.
By Alan Stricklin, March 4, 2007
4. Jersey Lily
Jersey Lily Saloon - inside image. Click for full size.
By Alan Stricklin, March 4, 2007
5. Jersey Lily Saloon - inside
Jersey Lily Saloon - inside image. Click for full size.
By Alan Stricklin, March 4, 2007
6. Jersey Lily Saloon - inside
Judge Roy Bean image. Click for full size.
By Alan Stricklin, March 4, 2007
7. Judge Roy Bean
Roy Bean's Home, Opera House, Town Hall and Seat of Justice image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 1, 2014
8. Roy Bean's Home, Opera House, Town Hall and Seat of Justice
Roy Bean's one-room Opera House which he constructed in honor of his unrequited love of English singer Lillian Langtry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2010, by Alan Stricklin of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 950 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2010, by Alan Stricklin of Fort Worth, Texas.   3. submitted on December 14, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 17, 2010, by Alan Stricklin of Fort Worth, Texas.   8. submitted on December 14, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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