Hertzberg Clock (San Antonio)

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The Hertzberg Clock in 2014.

The Hertzberg Clock is an historic landmark and visitor attraction[1] located at the corner of N. St. Mary's and Houston streets in the Bexar County city of San Antonio in the U.S. state of Texas.[2] Installed in 1878 in front of Eli Hertzberg Jewelry Company, it was made by E. Howard & Co. of Boston, Massachusetts. The freestanding town clock was donated to the San Antonio Conservation Society in 1982 by the daughters of its original owners.Max and Nell Goodman.[3] A 1985 restoration was made possible through donations of time and money from Republicbank San Antonio, John J. Duff, master watchmaker and clockmaker, London Watch and Clock Company; and Kurt, Ted, and Al Voss, Kurt Voss Metals, Inc. The clock is hand wound and maintains time through a series of weights.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historic Houston Street Walking Tour". City of San Antonio. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Just Like Clockwork". San Antono Daily Photo. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ Robedeau, Barbara. "Petronila Pereida Goodman". Handbook of Texas online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Hertzberg Clock – San Antonio, TX". Waymarking. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 

Coordinates: 29°25′36″N 98°29′29″W / 29.42654°N 98.49142°W / 29.42654; -98.49142