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Panna Maria in Karnes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Store in Panna Maria

 
 
First Store in Panna Maria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 5, 2019
1. First Store in Panna Maria Marker
Inscription.  

Built in 1855; used as a storeroom for landlord's share of Panna Maria crops. The landlord, John Twohig, a devout Catholic, set aside one room of store for the church and school.

Owned and operated by the Snoga family since 1918.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966

Incise in base: Marker furnished by Snoga families in memory of Frank and Annie Snoga
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1874.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
 
Location. 28° 57.447′ N, 97° 53.937′ W. Marker is in Panna Maria, Texas, in Karnes County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 81, on the right when traveling west. The building now serves as the Panna Maria Post Office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13870 FM 81, Panna Maria TX 78144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pilarczyk Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Panna Maria, Texas (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Town of Panna Maria (within shouting distance of this marker); Immaculate Conception Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Gawlik House (about 500 feet away); St. Joseph's School (about 600 feet away); Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panna Maria.
 
First Store in Panna Maria image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 5, 2019
2. First Store in Panna Maria
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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