Jernigin's Store

Jernigin's Store (HM2940)

Location: Commerce, TX 75428 Hunt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 15.029', W 95° 53.885'

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A Tennessee native and former Arkansas legislator, William Jernigin (1819-80) came to Hunt County in 1856. A pioneer merchant in the nearby village of Cow Hill, he moved to this vicinity in 1872 and opened a mercantile store (1 blk. W). Two years earlier, completion of a bridge over the South Sulphur River had created a new trade route through the area. Since the community that grew up around his store was unnamed, Jernigin asked that goods be shipped to "Commerce." The later development of Commerce as a center of trade reflected his pioneer contributions.
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HM NumberHM2940
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Year Placed1982
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 229994 N 3682802
Decimal Degrees33.25048333, -95.89808333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 15.029', W 95° 53.885'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 15' 1.74" N, 95° 53' 53.1" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200 Park St, Commerce TX 75428, US
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