Hearne in Robertson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Allen Hardware Store
Built 1872 on land purchased from International Railroad Company by Drew and Holt of Hearne. After ownerships by Jas. Ferguson, W.T. Watt, R.A. Allen and H.K. Davis, Allen bought store in 1891; was joined by son Robert. Their heirs still own and operate the store.
Goods carried in the past included seeds, saddles, wagons, building hardware, implements and coffins.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10898.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
Location. 30° 52.83′ N, 96° 35.735′ W. Marker is in Hearne, Texas, in Robertson County. Marker is at the intersection of West 3rd Street and South Magnolia Street, on the left when traveling west on West 3rd Street. The marker is located on the western corner of the Hearne Ace Hardware Store. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 West 3rd Street, Hearne TX 77859, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies A Century of the Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Robert Cyrus Allen Home (about 500 feet away); St. Philips Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Norwood Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Colored Graveyard in the Old Town of Hearne (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brazos Manufacturing Company, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away); Greater Riverside Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hearne.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.