Details for Old Railroad Y.M.C.A. (Atlas Number 5075003789)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5075003789

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Marker Number 3789
Atlas Number 5075003789
Marker Title Old Railroad Y.M.C.A.
Index Entry Y.M.C.A., Old Railroad
Address 207 10th Street, N.W.
City
County Childress
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 388235
UTM Northing 3810160
Subject Codes buildings; railroads; Mission (Architectural style); youth organizations
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 207 10th Street, N.W.-Childress
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Recreation and hospitality center for early Childress; in Spanish Mission Revival style architecture. Built 1903, after citizens, led by R.H. Norris and Dr. J.H. Cristler, attracted Fort Worth & Denver Railway shops and division offices here. Among funds donors was Helen Gould, philanthropic daughter of rail magnate Jay Gould. Use by Y.M.C.A. ceased in 1934; owned by Veterans' groups since 1938. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1962