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Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Life in Nolan County Texas 1850 - 1950
Sweetwater Mercantile in Early 1900s

Sweetwater Mercantile in Early 1900s

Sometime in the early 1900s, the staff posed in front the the Sweetwater Mercantile in Sweetwater Texas for this huge photo. It was a place where you could buy just about everything a pioneer family needed including, dry goods, clothing, shoes, hats and groceries and grain.

 

The "Sweetwater Mercantile" was the "first building on the corner of OAK STREET & BROADWAY" (though at this early time period Broadway was "Second Street".)
Sweetwater Mercantile (a one-story building) would become "LEVI BROTHERS" (they eventually added the "second story") and later became "HIXON'S DEPARTMENT STORE"... and even "Minter's" for a year or so.
Last turned into a "night club" called the "AZTECA CLUB"... and "now sits vacant", Chris Davidson administrator of "I Grew Up in Sweetwater Texas" (Facebok)

 

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Life in Nolan County 1850 1950

Life in Nolan County Texas 1850-1950Life in Sweetwater and Roscoe 18-50-1950

Books about Nolan County People and Places

Stories about Nolan County TexasStories about Sweetwater, Roscoe, Decker, Wastella and Hylton Texas.

Nolan County Unclaimed EstatesNolan County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents from Sweetwater, Roscoe, Nolan and Maryneal Texas left  a total $35,120 in unclaimed money for their heirs . . .

 Check the list

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County

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