Details for Camp Verde General Store and Post Office (Atlas Number 5265000681)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5265000681

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Marker Number 681
Atlas Number 5265000681
Marker Title Camp Verde General Store and Post Office
Index Entry Camp Verde General Store and Post Office
Address 285 E. Verde Creek Road
City Camp Verde
County Kerr
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 489833
UTM Northing 3307014
Subject Codes post office; commercial buildings; markets, merchantiles; military topics
Marker Year 1971
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Kerrville, take SH 173 S approximately 13 miles to Camp Verde. Store is located near intersection with FM 480.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Mercantile business opened 1857 as Williams Community Store, serving trade around Camp Verde Army Post (site of U.S. War Department's 1857-69 camel experiment). Post office opened in 1887. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1971