Details for Old Carson Store (Atlas Number 5137003702)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5137003702

Data

Marker Number 3702
Atlas Number 5137003702
Marker Title Old Carson Store
Index Entry Carson Store, Old
Address
City Rocksprings
County Edwards
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 383559
UTM Northing 3321010
Subject Codes markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of Austin and Well Street; Rocksprings
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text First stone store in town; built 1920-21 by G. M. Carson, merchant. His 1904 general store (on this site) was for years only establishment in county selling caskets. Present store withstood 1927 tornado that killed 72 here; is still owned by the Carson family. (1968)