Old Rock Store

Old Rock Store (HM28H8)

Location: Tilden, TX 78072 McMullen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 27.684', W 98° 32.982'

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Built about 1865 by Pat Cavanaugh, Irish stonemason, assisted by Dick Barker.

Site of gun battles in Dog Town (now Tilden), "wide open" during lawless era of the 1860's and 1870's.

Preserved since 1929 by Clifton Wheeler, owner.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
HM NumberHM28H8
Year Placed1966
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 544084 N 3148398
Decimal Degrees28.46140000, -98.54970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 27.684', W 98° 32.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 27' 41.04" N, 98° 32' 58.92" W
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Area Code(s)361, 830
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 502 TX-16, Tilden TX 78072, US
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