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

Wheeler Building

 
 
Wheeler Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, September 1, 2014
1. Wheeler Building Marker
Inscription. 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.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flatonia City Hospital and Opera House (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Catholic Life Insurance (approx. 11.1 miles away); Creuzbaur's Battery, C.S.A.
Wheeler Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, September 1, 2014
2. Wheeler Building Marker
(approx. 11.1 miles away); The Town of Waelder (approx. 11.4 miles away); Czech Catholic Union of Texas (approx. 15.8 miles away); Father Miguel Muldoon (approx. 15.8 miles away); The Oldest Czech Settlement (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 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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