Michel's Drug Store

Michel's Drug Store (HMIDJ)

Location: Marble Falls, TX 78654 Burnet County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 34.309', W 98° 16.655'

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Ernst Gustav Michel (1865-1930), a native of Germany, and his wife, Lillie Agnes, opened a drugstore at this site in 1891. After fire destroyed the first store in 1905, Michel built a 3-story edifice here. The first floor housed the drugstore and soda fountain. The second floor was an opera house with seating for 300 people. The top floor had the family's living quarters. That structure burned in a fire that destroyed an entire city block in 1927. All four Michel children who lived to adulthood studied pharmacy. The Michel family has operated a drugstore at this location since 1891.
Marker Number9732
Year Placed1984
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 11:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 569273 N 3382372
Decimal Degrees30.57181667, -98.27758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 34.309', W 98° 16.655'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 34' 18.54" N, 98° 16' 39.30" W
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Area Code(s)830, 956, 512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 214 Main St, Marble Falls TX 78654, US
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