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

L. T. Lester Home

 
 
L. T. Lester Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
1. L. T. Lester Home Marker
Inscription. Built 1904; mantel pieces for 4 fireplaces, 2 marble lavatories bought in Kansas City, Mo. Site of political, social, church gatherings.

Lester—buffalo hunter and cattleman—settled here, 1889; opened first bank, 1900. Active in civic affairs, he helped bring West Texas State University here, 1910.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark—1967

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2983.)
 
Location. 34° 58.802′ N, 101° 56.226′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and 4th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 8th Street, Canyon TX 79015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.R. Burrow House (approx. mile away); Shaw-Keiser House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presbyterian Church Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); First National Bank Building (approx. half a mile away); The Smith Building (approx. half a mile away); "The Canyon News"
L. T. Lester Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
2. L. T. Lester Home Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Randall County World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Randall County (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
L. T. Lester Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 3, 2012
3. L. T. Lester Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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