San Angelo in Tom Green County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
South Chadbourne 200 Block Early 1900's
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This Mural is a street scene from the early 1900's looking north down Chadbourne Street from the Concho Street [sic - Avenue] corner behind you.
The building on the far left was the Ragsdale building which used to sit in this parking lot. M.C. Ragsdale was responsible for most of the earlier photos taken of San Angelo. His photo documents the Trolley and car wreck. This street was made of wooden blocks and had over 30 businesses operating at that time.
The muralist adds her own details such as three tiny mice, a white cat, horses with only three legs and a famous quote or two.
Enjoy the Third Historic Mural of San Angelo, Texas. The first can be seen at the corner of Chadbourne and Ave. C by the train Depot and the second can be seen on the Oak[es] Street side one block east of here.
Erected 2005 by Historic Murals of San Angelo, Inc.
Location. 31° 27.614′ N, 100° 26.155′ W. Marker is in San Angelo, Texas, in Tom Green County. Marker is at the intersection of Chadbourne Street and Concho Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Chadbourne Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 South Chadbourne Street, San Angelo TX 76903, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Freeze Building (within shouting distance of this marker); San Angelo National Bank Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); H. C. Wendland Building (about 400 feet away); 1 East Twohig Avenue (about 400 feet away); The Schwartz & Raas and San Angelo National Bank Building (about 400 feet away); John Yellott Rust (about 500 feet away); J. J. Rackley Building (about 600 feet away); Elmer Kelton Memorial Mural (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Angelo.
Also see . . .
1. The Chadbourne Street Mural at Historic Murals of San Angelo. (Submitted on February 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. McArthur Cullen Ragsdale Bio. (Submitted on February 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on February 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on February 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.