Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
[Seal of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee]
Church for all denominations, school and community hall.
Built, summer 1847, after the Comanche peace treaty made by John O. Meusebach, Commissioner, German Emigration Company.
Located in Main Street between Courthouse and Market Square of early Fredericksburg. Razed after the celebration of fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of first settlers, 1896.
Replica, first used as museum and library, constructed 1934-35.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967
Property of the Gillespie County Historical Society.
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10123.)
Location. 30° 16.573′ N, 98° 52.361′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 87/290) east of North Crockett Street. Click for map. Marker is at the entrance to the replica church building (the "Pioneer Memorial") in Market Square (Marktplatz.). Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Gillespie County Country Schools 1846 to 1970's (a few steps from this marker); Otfrid Hans Freiherr von Meusebach (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (Marktplatz) (within shouting distance of this marker); Lasting Friendship (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Valentin Van Der Stucken (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Brodbeck (within shouting distance of this marker); A Lasting Friendship (within shouting distance of this marker); Gillespie County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Vereins-Kirche. (Submitted on September 18, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
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