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Taylor in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Eikel-Prewitt Building

 
 
Eikel-Prewitt Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, June 28, 2007
1. Eikel-Prewitt Building Marker
Inscription. Albert Eikel (b. 1852) had this building constructed in 1893 to house the Eikel Hardware Company. The three-story, brick commercial structure was designed by prominent Williamson County architect Henry Struve. The building was purchased in 1923 by the Ira A. Prewitt Company and remained the home of that business until 1981. Prominent features include its cast iron pilasters and the paired, rounded windows. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark—1985.
 
Erected 1985 by the Texas Historic Commission. (Marker Number 9086.)
 
Location. 30° 34.222′ N, 97° 24.579′ W. Marker is in Taylor, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 N Main St, Taylor TX 76574, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Preslar-Hewitt Building (a few steps from this marker); City of Taylor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bill Pickett (about 300 feet away); Taylor Post Office (about 400 feet away); Taylor National Bank (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church of Taylor
Eikel-Prewitt Building image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, June 28, 2007
2. Eikel-Prewitt Building
The marker is just to the left of the building, behind a traffic cone in this view.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church of Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. James Lee Dickey (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Taylor.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 30, 2016.
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