Preslar-Hewitt Building

Preslar-Hewitt Building (HMGY1)

Location: Taylor, TX 76574 Williamson County
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N 30° 34.23', W 97° 24.58'

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The early growth of Taylor as a vital cotton and railroad center is reflected in its historic business district. Hugo Hunke built this two-story commercial structure in 1914 to anchor an important block. It provided first floor space for two businesses and up to seven offices on the second floor. Early occupants included Strand Tailors and Menefee Grocery. It has served a variety of other businesses, but is remembered as the site of Preslar-Hewitt Pharmacy, 1929-1954. Detailing includes pilasters, capitals, transoms, decorative tile work and an entablature with dentil course.
HM NumberHMGY1
Marker Number13070
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 652508 N 3383080
Decimal Degrees30.57050000, -97.40966667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 34.23', W 97° 24.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 34' 13.80" N, 97° 24' 34.80" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 316-398 N Main St, Taylor TX 76574, US
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