Details for Kiwanis Club of Pharr (Atlas Number 5215002961)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5215002961


Marker Number 2961
Atlas Number 5215002961
Marker Title Kiwanis Club of Pharr
Index Entry Kiwanis Club of Pharr
Address 302 W. Park
City Pharr
County Hidalgo
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 581250
UTM Northing 2897514
Subject Codes fraternal organizations; buildings; Mission (Architectural style); institutional buildings
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 302 W. Park,Pharr
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text This Mission style building was the first meeting place in the Kiwanis International organization owned by a local club. It was built in 1928, 13 years after the formation of the first Kiwanis club in Detroit, Michigan, and one year after the Pharr club was chartered. Designed to serve as a community center, it has been used for a variety of civic functions and meetings and has housed offices of the city Chamber of Commerce. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981