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Photo of entrance to the O. Henry Room, showing a portion of the famous spiral staircase.  

The O. Henry Room
This room salutes the General Land Office's most famous draftsman, William Sydney Porter, who would later enjoy success as the famed short story writer O. Henry. The exhibit focuses on Porter's life in Texas. Visitors can view the spiral staircase made famous in Bexar Scrip #2692 (Murder at the Land Office) upon entering the exhibit. By way of old-fashioned phones, visitors are invited to select and listen to condensed versions of O. Henry stories that use the General Land Office building as a backdrop.

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