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New Braunfels in Comal County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Johann Michael Jahn

 
 
Johann Michael Jahn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 3, 2020
1. Johann Michael Jahn Marker
Inscription.  Johann Michael Jahn (1816-1883) came to New Braunfels in 1845 as a colonist with the German Emigration Company. He married Anna Klein Bellmer in 1850. A "Tischlermeister" or master craftsman, Jahn established a business making fine hand-crafted furniture. Active in civic affairs, he was elected one of the first alderman of the city. After Jahn's death, his son and grandson operated the business, and built this building in 1910. The company continued until the 1930s. Jahn's works have been displayed locally and at the Witte Museum in San Antonio.
 
Erected 1997 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2764.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 29° 41.965′ N, 98° 7.178′ W. Marker is in New Braunfels, Texas, in Comal County. Marker is on South Seguin Avenue north of Butcher Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 494 S Seguin Ave, New Braunfels TX 78130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. Dr. Theodore Koester Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Ferdinand Lindheimer (about 500 feet away); Old Scholl House (about 600 feet away); New Braunfels Woolen Mill (about 600 feet away); August and Karoline Tolle House (about 700 feet away); Texas Germans in the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hofheinz House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Protestant Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Braunfels.
 
Johann Michael Jahn Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 3, 2020
2. Johann Michael Jahn Marker Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.

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