Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Built 1853 by Congregation, hewing wood by hand; quarrying native limestone; Swiss Missionary Pastor serving as night foreman at lime kiln. Texas Hill Country's oldest Lutheran Church, stills enclosed in original walls.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10132.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
Location. 30° 16.801′ N, 98° 52.727′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 290) and North Edison Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 426 North Main Street, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loeffler - Weber House (within shouting distance of this marker); Vogel Sunday House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Republic of Texas German Immigrant Trail (about 700 feet away); Sunday Houses (about 800 feet away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Kammlah House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kuenemann House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Johann Joseph Knopp House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Zion Lutheran Church. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 3, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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