Hermann in Gasconade County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
George F. Bayer
My Beloved Husband
George F. Bayer
Born: Sept. 27, 1800
Died: March 18, 1839
And Our Son
Born: May 16, 1837
Died: Jan. 29, 1839
Wife and children I must leave you
Leave my home and all my woe
But my beloved Savior calls me
Calls me to my heavenly home.
In Honor Of:
George F. Bayer, General Agent for the German Settlement Society and School Master, who purchased first land for the town of Hermann in 1837.
Erected 1986 by Historic Hermann Inc. and Hermann High School Honor Society.
Location. 38° 41.934′ N, 91° 26.025′ W. Marker is in Hermann, Missouri, in Gasconade County. Marker is on Gutenberg Street south of 9th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in Hermann Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Hermann MO 65041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Big Hatchie" Steamboat Disaster (a few steps from this marker); The Weber-Schulte House (approx. 0.4 miles away); German School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Drusch-Koeller Building Siedler's Building (approx. half a mile away); The Poeschel House (approx. half a mile away); The Peters House (approx. half a mile away); Schlender Building (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Hermann.
Also see . . .
1. History of Hermann, Missouri. (Submitted on February 21, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. The German settlement society of Philadelphia and its colony, Hermann, Missouri (1907). (Submitted on February 21, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.