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Garden Ridge in Comal County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Zions Kirche

 
 
Zions Kirche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 3, 2020
1. Zions Kirche Marker
Inscription.  Organized 1871, with 52 German members, by the Rev. William Felsing, itinerant minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Building was erected 1872 of native limestone; enlarged 1893; had brick facade and bell tower added, 1913. Still in congregation are heirs of founders of this church.
 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5962.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 29° 37.826′ N, 98° 16.464′ W. Marker is in Garden Ridge, Texas, in Comal County. Marker is on Old Nacogdoches Road (Farm to Market Road 2252) 1.1 miles north of Farm to Market Road 3009, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20377 FM 2252, San Antonio TX 78266, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schertz Historic Site (approx. 3.2 miles away); Comal Community (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Schertz Historic Site (approx. 3˝ miles away); Cibolo
Zions Kirche and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 3, 2020
2. Zions Kirche and Marker
(approx. 5.4 miles away); St. Paul Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Natural Bridge Caverns (approx. 5.9 miles away); Comanche Lookout (approx. 6˝ miles away); Post Chapel (approx. 6˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.
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