Details for Former Hidalgo Post Office (Atlas Number 5215001948)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5215001948


Marker Number 1948
Atlas Number 5215001948
Marker Title Former Hidalgo Post Office
Index Entry Hidalgo Post Office, Former
Address First & Flora Streets, Hidalgo
City Hidalgo
County Hidalgo
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 573731
UTM Northing 2886796
Subject Codes post office
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location First & Flora Streets, Hidalgo
Marker Size 14" x 9"
Marker Text Oldest in existence. Built 1889 to house a general merchandise store. One part was reserved for the town's postal service, then in its 32nd year, served until 1913. Store owner William Odell, his wife Josephine, and Gumaro, son of co-owner Desiderio Rodriguez, were Postmasters. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965