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

Oldest Rock Building in City

 
 
Oldest Rock Building in City Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
1. Oldest Rock Building in City Marker
Inscription.  

Completed in 1903. 24-inch walls are made of sand and lime mix mortar. Originally used as grain and feed store.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3844.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 31° 38.921′ N, 100° 2.997′ W. Marker is in Rowena, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is at the intersection of Depot Street and Victor Street, on the left when traveling south on Depot Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 Depot Street, Rowena TX 76875, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rowena (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sons of Hermann Lodge (approx. half a mile away); SPJST Lodge No. 49 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sweet Home School (approx. 4.3 miles away); J.W. Clampitt (approx. 6.9 miles away); San Clemente Mission (approx. 7.3 miles away); Miles Methodist Church
Oldest Rock Building in City image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
2. Oldest Rock Building in City
Now VFW Post 9196
(approx. 8˝ miles away); Colorado River Ferry Crossing (approx. 8˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rowena.
 
Oldest Rock Building in City image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
3. Oldest Rock Building in City
Now VFW Post 9196
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,543 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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