Center Point in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of Zanzenberg
Home of Dr. Charles De Ganahl (1824-1883), a signer of the Texas Articles of Secession in 1861 and Army Surgeon for the Confederate States of America. The home was erected in 1856 and named after Dr. Ganahl's ancestral home in the Austrian Tyrol of Europe. Here the first post office in Kerr County was established in 1857 with his wife Virginia (1834-1895) as the first postmaster.
Erected 1969 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 4920.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 29° 57.02′ N, 99° 1.787′ W. Marker is in Center Point, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker is on Main Highway (State Highway 27) 0.2 miles east of Stoneleigh Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Center Point TX 78010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rising Star Lodge No. 429, A.F.& A.M (approx. 0.6 miles away); Center Point United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Woolls Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Center Point SchoolCenter Point, Texas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Verde, Texas (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mosty Brothers Nursery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Center Point Christian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Center Point.
Also see . . . Center Point Texas. TexasEscapes.com (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.