The first building in the area that would become the town of Comanche was constructed at this location in 1873. The building served as drugstore and general store, serving the needs of area ranchers until 1889, when fire destroyed this and four other buildings. The building was reconstructed the following year.


  • This historic marker is one of several markers throughout downtown Comanche that tell the history of early buildings and businesses.
    This historic marker is one of several markers throughout downtown Comanche that tell the history of early buildings and businesses.