Juan H. Fernandez Store

Juan H. Fernandez Store (HM27W9)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 25° 54.133', W 97° 29.807'

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Juan H. Fernandez came to America at the age of 14 in 1875 as a ward of his uncle, Jose Fernandez-Toral, a mercantile owner originally from Pendueles, Asturias, Spain.
Following in his family's footsteps, Juan Fernandez opened a store in 1883, constructing a similar structure to his uncle's store. Juan's business succeeded, catering to the ranch and farm sector. The complex bears significant features of the classic border brick styling of architecture that was prevalent throughout Mexico in the 19th century. The brick was sourced from a local ranch-fired production, yielded from river clay and baked in kilns called hornillas. In 1921, Fernandez purchased the 6,000-acre Noriega Plantation (Rancho Viejo).
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2017
Marker is property of the State of Texas
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HM NumberHM27W9
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650573 N 2865718
Decimal Degrees25.90221667, -97.49678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.133', W 97° 29.807'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 7.9800000000002" N, 97° 29' 48.42" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 634 E 12th St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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