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

Old Huffmeyer Store

 
 
Old Huffmeyer Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 28, 2014
1. Old Huffmeyer Store Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1873 for E. Huffmeyer & brother, by B.F. Langford, Sr., contractor; of native stone.

Bandera's oldest building. Used over 30 years by W.J. Davenport, Sr., as general store. Damaged by fire, 1936.

Restored and remodeled by Thomas F. Boyle.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1967

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3750.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 29° 43.466′ N, 99° 4.264′ W. Marker is in Bandera, Texas, in Bandera County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 173) and Cypress Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Mounted near center of subject building's front side (facing Main St). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Main Street, Bandera TX 78003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bandera Water Works Complex (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bandera's First Bank (about
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500 feet away); Bandera Historic Town Center (about 500 feet away); First Bandera County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Recognizing Bandera "Cowboy Capital of the World" (about 600 feet away); The Mills of Bandera (about 600 feet away); Bandera, Texas USA (about 600 feet away); Old Jail & Courthouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bandera.
 
Also see . . .
1. c1900 photograph of Old Huffmeyer Store's Cypress Street side. W.J. Davenport General Store era, with dirt streets (Submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. c1965 photograph of Old Huffmeyer Store's Main Street side. much the same as it looks today (Submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Old Spanish Trail Restaurant (<i>building adjacent to Old Huffmeyer Store</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 28, 2014
2. Old Spanish Trail Restaurant (building adjacent to Old Huffmeyer Store)

Native stonework edge of Old Huffmeyer Store visible on left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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