Details for Hanna-Robinson-Richey Drugstore (Atlas Number 5497002364)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5497002364


Marker Number 2364
Atlas Number 5497002364
Marker Title Hanna-Robinson-Richey Drugstore
Index Entry Hanna-Robinson-Richey Drugstore
Address Jacksboro & Buffalo St.
City Chico
County Wise
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 611940
UTM Northing 3684507
Subject Codes commercial buildings; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1976
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Jacksboro Street (near Buffalo Street, on public square), Chico
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Alexander Virgil Hanna (1860-1921) erected this native sandstone structure to house his drugstore in 1893. He provided office space in this building for a doctor, lawyer, jeweler, and the first telephone switchboard in Chico. Hanna sold the business in 1920 to Rueben R. Robinson (1872-1955), whose daughter and son-in-law, LaBeth and William Marston Mead (d. 1968) continued to operate the store after his death. It was purchased in 1973 by Bobby and Frances Richey.