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

Old Huffmeyer Store

 
 
Old Huffmeyer Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 28, 2014
1. Old Huffmeyer Store Marker
Inscription.
Built 1873 for E. Huffmeyer & brother, by B.F. Langford, Sr., contractor; of native stone.

Bandera's oldest building. Used over 30 years by W.J. Davenport, Sr., as general store. Damaged by fire, 1936.

Restored and remodeled by Thomas F. Boyle.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1967

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3750.)
 
Location. 29° 43.466′ N, 99° 4.264′ W. Marker is in Bandera, Texas, in Bandera County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 173) and Cypress Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Mounted near center of subject building's front side (facing Main St). Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Main Street, Bandera TX 78003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Montel C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bandera County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Texas Ranger Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Jack Phillips (approx.
Old Spanish Trail Restaurant (<i>building adjacent to Old Huffmeyer Store</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 28, 2014
2. Old Spanish Trail Restaurant (building adjacent to Old Huffmeyer Store)

Native stonework edge of Old Huffmeyer Store visible on left
0.2 miles away); Bandera County (approx. half a mile away); Bandera Pass (approx. 9 miles away); One Mile to Ruins of Camp Verde (approx. 11.9 miles away); Penateka Comanches (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bandera.
 
Also see . . .
1. c1900 photograph of Old Huffmeyer Store's Cypress Street side. W.J. Davenport General Store era, with dirt streets (Submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. c1965 photograph of Old Huffmeyer Store's Main Street side. much the same as it looks today (Submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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