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Moulton in Lavaca County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Boehm Store

 
 
Old Boehm Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
1. Old Boehm Store Marker
Inscription.  

This was site of first business in "New" Moulton, founded 1887 on advent of San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad. In the same year, Edward Boehm (1854-1920) built a frame store; enlarged it in 1897; and in 1906 rebuilt, using native stone. His sons Vladike and Edward, Jr., succeeded to ownership. 1971
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3692.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 29° 34.466′ N, 97° 8.751′ W. Marker is in Moulton, Texas, in Lavaca County. Marker is on South Main Street near West Moore Avenue, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located on the SouthStar Bank building facing Moore Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Main Street, Moulton TX 77975, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adolph Hofner (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Moore Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moulton Masonic Lodge (about 700 feet away); Zion Lutheran Church
The Old Boehm Store Marker on the side of the SouthStar Bank building image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
2. The Old Boehm Store Marker on the side of the SouthStar Bank building
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Moulton (approx. ¼ mile away); Sam and Will Moore Institute Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sam and Will Moore Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Camp of the Texas Army (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moulton.
 
Also see . . .  Moulton Texas. Moulton is at the intersection of State Highway 95 and Farm roads 532 and 1680, on the Southern Pacific Railroad sixteen miles northwest of Halletsville in northwestern Lavaca County. It was founded in the mid-1850s two miles northwest of its present location.  Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on January 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Old Boehm Store building image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, January 2, 2021
3. Old Boehm Store building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 8, 2021