Union Mercantile

Union Mercantile (HM15L7)

Location: Fort Davis, TX 79734 Jeff Davis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 35.327', W 103° 53.622'

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Founded 1873 by O. M. Keesey and Geo. Gaither in adobe building on this site. Later owned by W. Keesey, an army baker, who sold clothing, groceries, cradles, guns, whiskey, coffins, tobacco, spittoons, wagonwheels, and harness, and did private banking. First telephone in county operated out of store via barbed wire line to ranches.

In 1906 he replaced the adobe with this stone structure that was bought by T. T. Kelly, 1964.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965
HM NumberHM15L7
Marker Number10489
Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 606067 N 3384551
Decimal Degrees30.58878333, -103.89370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 35.327', W 103° 53.622'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 35' 19.62" N, 103° 53' 37.32" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Limpia St, Fort Davis TX 79734, US
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