Sweetwater YRE


Nolan County Courthouse was built in 1977.

Vintage two-story movie theater is Art Deco style built 1935-37.


Former hotel marked 1911 sits vacant. Listed on the NRHP.

Three murals are slowing fading away.


Former Magnolia gas station sits along the famous Bankhead Hwy (now I-20 BL). One block past where directions tell you to turn.

Bridge built by the WPA (New Deal) in 1935 was part of the Bankhead Hwy. Really like the light poles.


(We turned on Ash to 3rd.) One-story Mission Revival building erected in 1929 is a former mortuary. Listed on the NRHP

Art Deco erected between 1930-1934 sits empty. Listed on the NRHP.


Built between 1911-13 as the Texas Bank & Trust, it is now the headquarters of the Sweetwater Reporter.

Building erected between 1922 and 1927 as a Montgomery Wards, but they never occupied the building. Listed on the NRHP.


Sweetwater Masonic Lodge -Listed on the NRHP

Former Central Fire Station erected in 1926 sits vacant. Listed on the NRHP.


Former Presbyterian Church is now home of West Texas Music Hall of Fame. Listed on the NRHP.

Watering trough stands in front of old fire station.


1928 Municipal Auditorium is a beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival. Claim to fame: Elvis played two concerts here in 1955.

Former First National Bank Building, erected in 1886, remodeled into a Neo-Classical Revival style in the early 1920s. Listed on the NRHP.


Ragland Building was erected in 1901, second story added in 1906. Listed on the NRHP.

US Post Office - 1931


First Baptist Church - 1960

Church of Christ - 2000


Ragland Home built in 1906 is now Pioneer Museum

Tudor Revival style built in 1925. Listed on the NRHP.


Texas Bank & Trust, Neo-Classical red-brick building with ornamentation including columns flanking the front door. Currently vacant, listed on the NRHP.

The white rock Newman Building was erected in 1902. Listed on the NRHP


Nolan County Veterans Memorial in front of the courthouse, and our walk is finished.