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Lechugilla LiquorsMarathon's only full liquor store
Main Street next to the Post OfficeMarathon, TX 79842 Marathon Community CenterLocated on Salmon Street (Second Avenue North between Avenue D and Avenue E), the Community Center contains a large room used for dances and community group meetings, a kitchen, smaller meeting room, and toilet facilities. It was built by Brewster County and fronts on the street recently named for Emilio Salmon, who represented Marathon as a Brewster County commissioner for 36 years.
The Community Center is managed by the Marathon's Volunteer Fire Department, a non-profit group headed by Fire Chief Daniel Eaton. Funds are presently being raised to assist in the renovation of the facility.
432-386-4500 PO Box 421Marathon, TX 79842
Marathon Health ClinicOpen Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except during lunch from 12-1 p.m.), the Marathon Health Center is staffed by Joanne Lister, LPN, Ruth RN, and Isabel Shackelford, secretary, and directed by Dr. James Luecke, MD, of Fort Davis. Townspeople consider the clinic one of the town jewels, since it provides health care at reasonable prices in a remote setting. The health center was established in 1996 by Marathon Primary Care Services, which hosts an annual Cowboy Social and Silent Auction to raise funds for operation of the clinic and a nursing scholarship fund.
432-386-4316 South 1st at Post RoadMarathon, TX 79842 Marathon Historical Museum
The Marathon Historical Museum is housed in an adobe building constructed about 1886 that was the first schoolhouse in the area that later became Brewster County. Exhibits within the museum cover Marathon's history through its settlers (Native American, Mexican and Anglo) and through specific artifacts and displays relating to railroads, ranching, mining, business, mercantile, industry, banking, the schools, the military, and geology. The museum is operated by the Marathon Museum Society, chartered in 1977. Visitors may visit the museum by obtaining a key to the museum from the Chamber of Commerce office at Front Street Books on Marathon's main street, Highway 90
432-386-9011 Next door to Marathon Public LibraryMarathon, TX 79842http://www.marathontexas.org Marathon Public LibraryInternet, Books and Movie Rentals
432-386-4136 106 N. 3rd Street EastPO Box 177 Marathon, TX 79842 The Spa at the Gage
When pampering and relaxation are in order, The Spa at the Gage, offers luxurious services including massage therapy, facials, body treatments and day packages.
432-386-4205 102 NW 1ST StreetHwy 90 WestMarathon, TX 79842http://www.gagehotel.com/spa.html