Old Gibbs Store

Old Gibbs Store (HMJBF)

Location: Huntsville, TX 77340 Walker County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 43.435', W 95° 33.076'

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Old Gibbs Store, oldest business in Texas under original ownership and on first site. Established 1841 in Republic of Texas by Thomas Gibbs. Building erected in 1847 after Sanford Saint John Gibbs joined firm. General Sam Houston was steady customer of the partners, who became bankers after lending use of their safe to neighbors. Gibbs National Bank, established 1890, was forerunner of First National Bank, established 1922.

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HM NumberHMJBF
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Marker Number8455
Year Placed1964
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 12:09am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 255702 N 3401785
Decimal Degrees30.72391667, -95.55126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 43.435', W 95° 33.076'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 43' 26.10" N, 95° 33' 4.56" W
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Area Code(s)409, 936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1118 11th St, Huntsville TX 77340, US
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