Early Site of Doctor Logue's Drugstore

Early Site of Doctor Logue's Drugstore (HM1GGD)

Location: Columbus, TX 78934 Colorado County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 42.33', W 96° 32.348'

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Known as first drugstore in Republic of Texas. Founded 1844 by Dr. John G. Logue (1815-1861), who came here after graduation (1842) from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. A partner of his for a time was Dr. John H. Bowers, physician (1836) to captive dictator Santa Anna. Store has had a succession of owners. One, Dr. R.H. Harrison, founded city's railway hospital. Later owners Weller & Burford served trade area extending to Gonzales and Bastrop. O.A. Zumwalt (1870-1951) was proprietor for 48 years.

The store, operated on various sites, is now on Bowie Street.
Marker Number1237
Year Placed1973
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 8:27pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 738080 N 3288687
Decimal Degrees29.70550000, -96.53913333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 42.33', W 96° 32.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 42' 19.8" N, 96° 32' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 318 Spring St, Columbus TX 78934, US
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