Baker-Rylee Building and Town Square Service Station

Baker-Rylee Building and Town Square Service Station (HM2KFU)

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N 32° 26.539', W 97° 47.185'

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This cut limestone structure was built in 1895 to house the hardware operation of D.O. Baker and J.D. Rylee. The following year, Baker's brother Jess joined the partnership, and in 1898 the store became the Baker Hardware Co. When the Transcontinental Oil Co. purchased the building in 1929, two walls were removed to provide automobile access for the sale of gasoline. A landmark on the square, the building reflects Granbury's early commercial growth.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1986
Year Placed1986
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 614079 N 3590113
Decimal Degrees32.44231667, -97.78641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 26.539', W 97° 47.185'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 26' 32.34" N, 97° 47' 11.1" W
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