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Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

 
 
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 26, 2020
1. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.  

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.
 
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
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 26, 2020
2. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and Marker
(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.) 
 
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 26, 2020
3. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Original Church Bell of 1869 image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 26, 2020
4. Original Church Bell of 1869
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 3, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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