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  Partner: Palestine Public Library
 Decade: 1890-1899
 Year: 1899
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[American Home Bakery]

[American Home Bakery]

Date: c. 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: German immigrant Frederick H. Eilenberger (1878-1959) founded the the highly successful American Home Bakery and operated the business at this site on the corner of John and Oak Streets from 1898 until 1918. He moved the bakery to 512 N. John in 1918 and renamed the business the "Eilenberger Bakery". It is still in operation at the location on John Street and is famous for its fruit and pecan cakes, which it markets worldwide.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library