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Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer Building

 
 
Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 18, 2019
1. Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer Building Marker
Inscription.  Henry M. Ehrenwerth built this two-story commercial structure in 1873-75 of bricks from a local kiln. Designed for his mercantile store, it housed L.G. Smith's Red Elk Saloon and Gambling Hall in the 1880s. In 1896 the building was purchased by James Ramsey, who operated a hardware, implement, and undertaking business here. His son Charles sold the structure in 1925 to the hardware firm of Leo L., F.J., and Emil E.J. Untermeyer.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973

 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1406.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 29° 42.356′ N, 96° 32.438′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Texas, in Colorado County. Marker is on Milam Street (State Highway 52 Spur), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1120 Milam Street, Columbus TX 78934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colorado County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Colorado County
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Columbus State Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Colorado County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colorado County, 1837, and Robert "Three-Legged Willie" Williamson (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stafford Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Brick Stone House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rangers of Austin's Colony (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 18, 2019
2. Ehrenwerth-Ramsey-Untermeyer Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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