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Flatonia in Fayette County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Wheeler Building

 
 
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By Jim Evans, September 1, 2014
1. Wheeler Building Marker
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This commercial vernacular building was built for W.H. and Emma Wheeler in 1907 by Allen Brothers Construction Company. Built of locally made bricks, the structure exhibits Romanesque Revival style influences and features corbelled brickwork, arched paired windows on the second floor, and a recessed corner entry. Tenants of the building have included a dentist, retail stores, a nursing home, and a Boy Scout troop.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1989
 
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5778.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 29° 41.196′ N, 97° 6.516′ W. Marker is in Flatonia, Texas, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of West South Main Street and South Penn Street, on the left when traveling west on West South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West South Main Street, Flatonia TX 78941, 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. Flatonia (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mike Schulze Building
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By Jim Evans, September 1, 2014
2. Wheeler Building Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Olle Hotel (about 600 feet away); Flatonia Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The American Doughboy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of the Camp of the Texas Army (approx. 7.7 miles away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Moulton (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flatonia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 2, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   2. submitted on September 6, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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