Old Mercantile Building

Old Mercantile Building (HM27YB)

Location: Sonora, TX 76950 Sutton County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 34.304', W 100° 38.671'

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Kentucky native Ed R. Jackson (1860-1911), a prominent local rancher and banker, had this two-story Italianate commercial building constructed in 1902-03. Located on the site of an early hotel and a later mercantile store, both of which were destroyed by fire, the limestone structure features an ornate facade of cast iron and pressed tin. First occupied by a mercantile store on the ground floor, it also provided second floor space for offices and a community hall. Other occupants included early lawyers and doctors, and the first established telephone exchange in Sonora.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark—1981
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HM NumberHM27YB
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 342296 N 3383292
Decimal Degrees30.57173333, -100.64451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 34.304', W 100° 38.671'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 34' 18.24" N, 100° 38' 40.26" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 232 E Main St, Sonora TX 76950, US
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