Menu

Texas Plains Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Canadian: Women's Christian Temperance Union Hemphill County Library


The Women's Christian Temperance Union Chapter is the only building in the United States ever built, owned or maintained by a local Union Chapter. The Chapter formed in 1902, began holding bazaars in 1906 to pay for construction, and the two story brick structure with a basement was completed in 1911. The Christmas bazaar, now a centruy old tradition, is hosted by local volunteers and continues to provide for the Hemphill County Library housed in the building.


Location

  • 500 Main Street
  • Canadian, Texas
  • 79014

Contact

Hours & Fees

  • .Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-noon

  • Free


Map