Details for Bond's Alley (Atlas Number 5217000449)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5217000449


Marker Number 449
Atlas Number 5217000449
Marker Title Bond's Alley
Index Entry Bond's Alley
City Hillsboro
County Hill
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 676538
UTM Northing 3543169
Subject Codes roads; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location southside of Courthouse Square, go west Elm, Hillsboro
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Local site for politics, peddlers' shows, whittling, cockfights, fisticuffs. Named for Bond's Drug Store, located here since 1881, and sheltering in bad weather people who usually sunned in alley. Early neighbors varied from a Chinese laundry to an auto assembly shop. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1969