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Taylor County Welfare Office – Abilene TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 26.747 W 099° 43.877
14S E 431262 N 3590085
Quick Description: The Works Progress Administration built the Taylor County Agriculture Building in Abilene, Texas between 1938 and 1939.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2019 5:31:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM112QJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
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Long Description:
Living New Deal

"The building then became the Taylor County Welfare Office for a number of years. The building’s current use is unknown.

Anecdotes tell that the stone in the building came from Abilene’s 1895 jail. The jail was demolished as another WPA project."


Abilene Reporter-News 15 Dec 1938

"Agricultural Building was dedicated in December 1938"

Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1938

Location: Abilene, Tx Agricultural Building

City: Abilene

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

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