Utopia in Uvalde County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Rock Store
Utopia's first building. Erected 1873 of native rock; for R. H. Kincheloe, owner; by Joe Hastler, stonemason.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3800.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
Location. 29° 36.871′ N, 99° 31.62′ W. Marker is in Utopia, Texas, in Uvalde County. Marker is on Main Street (Highway 187), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 Main Street, Utopia TX 78884, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Ware (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Waresville (approx. one mile away); Jones Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Waresville Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Benjamin F. Highsmith (approx. 1.3 miles away); Captain William Ware (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Old Taylor School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Captain John Coffee Hays (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Utopia.
Also see . . . Newspaper article with an early photo of the Old Rock Store. This link is from the Portal of Texas History. (Submitted on September 1, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. 4. submitted on August 30, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.