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

Oldest Rock Building in City

 
 
Oldest Rock Building in City Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
1. Oldest Rock Building in City Marker
Inscription. Completed in 1903. 24-inch walls are made of sand and lime mix mortar. Originally used as grain and feed store.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3844.)
 
Location. 31° 38.921′ N, 100° 2.997′ W. Marker is in Rowena, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is at the intersection of Depot Street and Victor Street, on the left when traveling south on Depot Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 Depot Street, Rowena TX 76875, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sons of Hermann Lodge (approx. half a mile away); SPJST Lodge No. 49 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sweet Home School (approx. 4.3 miles away); San Clemente Mission (approx. 7.3 miles away); Miles Methodist Church (approx. 8.5 miles away); Colorado River Ferry Crossing (approx. 8.5 miles away); Old Thiele Building (approx. 8.6 miles away); Carnegie Library Building (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rowena.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAgricultureIndustry & CommerceLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Oldest Rock Building in City image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
2. Oldest Rock Building in City
Now VFW Post 9196
Oldest Rock Building in City image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
3. Oldest Rock Building in City
Now VFW Post 9196
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,445 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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