Whitmans's Store

Whitmans's Store (HM28WI)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 25° 54.167', W 97° 29.869'

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-1928-

(English)

Built in 1928, the commercial building was designed by Baltazar Torres, a local building and architect.
From 1945 until the mid-1980's it operated as Whitman's Army Store and pawnshop.
The three metallic spheres suspended from the exterior of the window on the second floor are the historical symbol for a pawnbroker.


(Spanish)

Construido en 1928, el edificio comercial fue diseñado por Baltazar Torres, un arquitecto y contratista local.
De 1945 hasta mediados de los años 80 fue sitio de la Whitman's Army Store, una tienda de excedentes del ejército y casa de empeños.

Las tres esferas metálicas que estan suspendidas en el segundo piso son el símbol histórico de un prestamista.
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HM NumberHM28WI
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Placed ByBrownsville Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 28th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650469 N 2865779
Decimal Degrees25.90278333, -97.49781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.167', W 97° 29.869'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 10.02" N, 97° 29' 52.14" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 629 E 11th St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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