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First United Methodist Church

Georgia, Decatur County, BainbridgeFounded in 1823, title to this property was conveyed to the church in 1830 by the Inferior Court, Bainbridge. An initial building was erected about 1840 and was also...

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White Deer Land Building

Texas, Gray County, PampaHouses property records of the White Deer Land Company (1886-1957), one of the strongest commercial influences in settlement of the Texas Panhandle. Organized from wreckage of...

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First National Bank in Pampa

Texas, Gray County, PampaFounded in 1906, this institution was organized under a state charter and was named First State Bank. It became known as First National Bank after it received a national...

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Vittorio Emanuel von Brunow, M. D.

Texas, Gray County, PampaBorn in North Carolina, Vittorio von Brunow moved to east Prussia with his family in 1864 and as a young man was educated in Vienna and Warsaw. He returned to the United States...

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1934 Pampa Post Office Building

Texas, Gray County, PampaA post office was established here in 1892, and in 1902 the town of Pampa was formally platted. Following the discovery of oil in the area in 1926, Pampa experienced a...

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First Methodist Church of Pampa

Texas, Gray County, PampaFive charter members established the First Methodist Church in 1906, the first denomination organized in Pampa. In 1908 a one-room white church with a steeple was built. This...

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Gray County Courthouse

Texas, Gray County, PampaA fine example of a Beaux Arts courthouse with Georgian ornamentation, this structure was erected after the county seat was moved from Lefors in 1928. The edifice was designed...

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Combs-Worley Building

Texas, Gray County, PampaDesigned by Amarillo architects W.R. Kaufman & Son, this structure was erected in 1931 to house the offices of the Combs-Worley ranching and oil interests and Pampa...

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Pampa

Texas, Gray County, PampaIn 1888 a telegraph station on the Southern Kansas Railroad developed here, and was named Glasgow. Renamed Sutton a year later, a post office was established in 1892 and the...

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Pampa City Hall

Texas, Gray County, PampaConstruction of this and other major downtown buildings in Pampa came as a result of the Texas Panhandle Oil Boom of the late 1920s and early 1930s. Designed by architect...

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Last Great Panhandle Cattle Drive to Montana

Texas, Carson County, near White DeerEach Spring and Summer after 1880, many Texas herds went up the trail to Northern states for fattening. For the cowboys, trail drives meant hard work. They had to...

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Jackson General Store

Texas, Carson County, White DeerThis commercial structure was built at the original townsite of White Deer (0.5 mi. E). It was moved here in 1908, when the present townsite was established. It housed...

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White Deer

Texas, Carson County, White DeerName taken from nearby creek so called by an Indian legend of White Deer feeding there. Site of county's first water well, drilled at N Bar N Ranch, 1887. Also...

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Hotel at White Deer

Texas, Carson County, White DeerThe White Deer Land Company, a trustee for court-ordered land sales in this area, established the White Deer Demonstration Farm in the 1890s. About 1909 this frame four...

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First Presbyterian Church

Texas, Carson County, White DeerFirst church building in White Deer. Dedicated July 4, 1909. Financed mainly through gifts from pioneer members' home churches; and donations by other denominations....

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Terminus of the Santa Fe Railroad

Texas, Carson County, PanhandleOriginally “Carson City”, town name was changed 1887 when this site appeared to be the future metropolis of the Panhandle: it was to be at the junction of Santa Fe (under...

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Weaver College

North Carolina, Buncombe County, WeavervilleFounded as Weaverville College, 1873; Methodist, coeducational. In 1934 merged with Rutherford to form Brevard College. Campus was one block W. (Education)...

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Walker's Division

Tennessee, Hamilton County, ChattanoogaC.S.A.Left of Walker's Division, Nov. 24 - 25, 1863. (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Cheatham's Division

Tennessee, Hamilton County, ChattanoogaC.S.A.Right of Cheatham's Division, Nov. 25, 1863. (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Friendship Methodist Church

South Carolina, Berkeley County, near Cross(Front text) This church, one of the oldest Methodist organizations in Berkeley County, was formally organized about 1825. Circuit riders had preached in the...

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