Kerr's Inc.

Kerr's Inc. (HMJF0)

Location: Lufkin, TX 75901 Angelina County
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N 31° 20.337', W 94° 43.693'

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Regarded as the oldest Angelina County business in continuous operation, Kerr's began in 1870 as a general store in the early county seat of Homer (5 mi. SE). It was started by Civil War veteran Capt. Joseph Kerr (B. 1828), a native of South Carolina. The operation was moved to Lufkin in the 1880s, soon after the railroad town was founded. An active business, civic, and political leader, Kerr was later succeeded in the firm by his sons. Started in the early days of the county and later operated as a tin shop, Kerr's Inc. is now a leader in steel fabrication.
HM NumberHMJF0
Marker Number7009
Year Placed1981
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 335588 N 3468456
Decimal Degrees31.33895000, -94.72821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 20.337', W 94° 43.693'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 20' 20.22" N, 94° 43' 41.58" W
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Area Code(s)903, 936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 113-115 E Lufkin Ave, Lufkin TX 75901, US
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