“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oldenburg in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Hackman General Store

Hackman General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Hackman General Store Marker
Inscription. Erected 1861-64 by Anton Hackman from Winkum, Germany at a cost of $3,317.35. Structure consists of 125,000 brick handmade locally at Gehrings Brick Yards. Bricklayers earned $2.00 and Laborers $1.25 for 10 hour day. Ornate tinwork on front of building fashioned by Caspar Gaupel, Master Tinsmith. Served as a Trading Center housing 3 floors of merchandise, Post Office, Tavern and Residence.
Location. 39° 20.442′ N, 85° 12.242′ W. Marker is in Oldenburg, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Pearl Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Pearl Street. Click for map. Marker is affixed to exterior wall along Pearl Street. Marker is in this post office area: Oldenburg IN 47036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Father Franz Joseph Rudolf (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Oldenburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Stone Church (about 300 feet away); Immaculate Conception Convent (about 500 feet away); Corpus Christi Procession Route (about 500 feet away); Academy of the Immaculate Conception
Hackman General Store image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. Hackman General Store
Marker is on the right wall of the building near the street corner
(about 800 feet away); Ben Franklin III (approx. 8.2 miles away); Metamora Grist Mill (approx. 8.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oldenburg.
Categories. Industry & Commerce
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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