Details for Hotel Turkey (Atlas Number 5191002575)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5191002575


Marker Number 2575
Atlas Number 5191002575
Marker Title Hotel Turkey
Index Entry Hotel Turkey
City Turkey
County Hall
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 325711
UTM Northing 3807579
Subject Codes buildings; railroads; inns, hotels, motels
Marker Year 1985
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Intersecting of 3rd & Alexander Streets, Turkey; inside door of hotel
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1927 to provide lodging for railroad travelers, salesmen, and ranchers who came to town on business, the Hotel Turkey also served as a symbol of the growth business leaders hoped would characterize the young railroad settlement. The hotel opened with 20 guest rooms and extra rooms for community functions. The 2-story structure features decorative brickwork and a porch with brick archways. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1985