Mineola, TX Walking Tour 11/17/2018

1906 Texas & Pacific Depot now serves Amtrac. It is listed on the NRHP.

Bonnie was working walk registration.

Ed and the clock in front of the depot.

Texas & Pacific Caboose 13553 decorated for Christmas.

Former 1st State Bank is on the NRHP.

The Henry Hotel is a brick and stucco Tudor Revival hotel dating to c.1930.

New mural completed in 2018 by Lauren Pitre and Sam Edwards.

New Veteran’s Memorial

Erected in 1997, designed by Kurt Vander. Set up for Santa’s visit.

Former 1st National Bank building now houses the Chamber of Commerce.

Art Deco style Select Theater opened in 1920

First Baptist Church – 1957

1930’s WPA constructed Post Office is now a Museum.

“New and Old Methods of Transportation” by Bernard Zakheim.   Another WPA project which is displayed inside the old post office.

Stamps from long ago line the museum parking area.

1918 Lott House on the NRHP.

Library organized in 1950. Moved to this location in 1959. It is supported by the Meredith Foundation not the City of Mineola.

United Methodist Church

Small lake on the east side of town.

Helen caught up to us and walked with us for awhile.

Central Baptist Church

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church is the oldest congregation in the city.

Model train display inside the depot.

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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