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Calvert in Robertson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cobb’s Market

 
 
Cobb’s Market Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 3, 2021
1. Cobb’s Market Marker
Inscription.  

Original meat market here in 1868 was remodeled into present Victorian building of handmade brick in 1878, by Mrs. Ella Oscar.

Original fixtures still used include wood burning stove of cast iron, marble top counters, meat saw rack.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10915.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 30° 58.731′ N, 96° 40.485′ W. Marker has been reported damaged. Marker is in Calvert, Texas, in Robertson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 6) and Burnett Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. The marker is located on the left side of the front door of the old business. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 517 Main Street, Calvert TX 77837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Casimir Drugstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Calvert (within shouting distance of this marker);
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The Jacques Adoue Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Calvert Foundry and Manufacturing Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Area of Chinese Farmers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Building of the Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (about 400 feet away); "The Calvert Bell" (about 500 feet away); Sneed Memorial Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calvert.
 
Regarding Cobb’s Market. The State Historical Plate is missing from the area of the plaque.
 
Cobb’s Market Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 3, 2021
2. Cobb’s Market Marker
The round historical plate is missing.
The view of the Cobb’s Market Marker from across the road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 3, 2021
3. The view of the Cobb’s Market Marker from across the road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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