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Camp Verde in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Camp Verde General Store and Post Office

 
 
Camp Verde General Store and Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, August 21, 2020
1. Camp Verde General Store and Post Office Marker
Inscription.  

Mercantile business opened 1857 as Williams Community Store, serving trade around Camp Verde Army Post (site of U.S. War Department's 1857-69 camel experiment). Post office opened in 1887.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1971
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 681.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 29° 53.639′ N, 99° 6.291′ W. Marker is in Camp Verde, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker is at the intersection of Camp Verde Road and Highway 173, on the left when traveling east on Camp Verde Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Center Point TX 78010, 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. Camps Verde C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Penateka Comanches (within shouting distance of this marker); One Mile to Ruins of Camp Verde (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Camp Verde (approx.
The former Camp Verde General Store and Post Office image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, August 21, 2020
2. The former Camp Verde General Store and Post Office
The marker is to the left of the entrance and is obstructed in this view by the first column from the left.
one mile away); Bandera Pass (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Bandera Pass (approx. 2.4 miles away); Center Point Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); N.O. Reynolds (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Verde.
 
A roadside park across from the former Camp Verde General Store and Post Office image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, August 21, 2020
3. A roadside park across from the former Camp Verde General Store and Post Office
Camel statue near the Camp Verde General Store and Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, August 21, 2020
4. Camel statue near the Camp Verde General Store and Post Office Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 29, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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