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

Mary E. Hudspeth House

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
1. Mary E. Hudspeth House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1909 by Thomas P. Turk, this home was originally located at 402 Palo Duro Street. After the establishment of West Texas State University in 1910, it was moved here to serve as a residence for faculty and students. Mary E. Hudspeth (1874-1943), a member of the college faculty, rented rooms in the house at its original site. She continued to occupy it following its relocation for a total of 33 years, as renter and owner. A noted educator, Hudspeth served as chairman of the Modern Languages Department at West Texas State University.
 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3236.)
 
Location. 34° 58.8′ N, 101° 55.383′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is on 4th Avenue (State Highway 217) west of 20th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1905 4th Avenue, Canyon TX 79015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); First National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Wagon Yard
Mary E. Hudspeth House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
2. Mary E. Hudspeth House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Little House of Fellowship (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canyon Fire Department (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Canyon (approx. mile away); Randall County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
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Mary E. Hudspeth House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
3. Mary E. Hudspeth House Marker
Mary E. Hudspeth House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
4. Mary E. Hudspeth House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 4, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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