Site of Svrcek Garage Historical

Site of Svrcek Garage Historical (HM1TEQ)

Location: Fayetteville, TX 78940 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 54.277', W 96° 40.582'

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Frank Svrcek owned a commercial building here in the 1890s. The rectangular frame building with stepped parapet had two pairs of doors, one tin and the other wooden. Walter Meinen's Chevrolet dealership in the 1920s, and later Harry Cordes' garage, had a dirt floor. Customers drove cars through the tin doors and drove out the back after repairs were done. Willie Svrcek returned from WWII service to find his family's building vacant, then opened Svrcek Garage, installing gas and kerosene pumps and a concrete floor. He also divided part of the building to become Vitek Appliance. The building later housed a feed store before it was razed in 2012.
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HM NumberHM1TEQ
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 724354 N 3310485
Decimal Degrees29.90461667, -96.67636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 54.277', W 96° 40.582'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 54' 16.62" N, 96° 40' 34.92" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 W Fayette St, Fayetteville TX 78940, US
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