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Bellville in Austin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bellville Concordia

(Name Adopted in 1938)

 
 
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By James Hulse, September 19, 2020
1. Bellville Concordia Marker
Inscription.  

Singing society organized in home of Fritz Schlecht, at Piney (3.5 mi. E), 1860. Members: Fritz Brandes, Heinrich and Gustav Koch, Joseph and Theo Menke, Herman Mueller, Fritz Schultz. Emil Koch, director. Hall (built 1877), wrecked by 1900 storm, was moved here, rebuilt same year. Land given by Henry Strauss.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 364.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 29° 56.265′ N, 96° 15.352′ W. Marker is in Bellville, Texas, in Austin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Tesch Street and Concordia B Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Tesch Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 952 Tesch Street, Bellville TX 77418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cumings Family Vault (approx. 0.2 miles away); L.A. and Adelheid Machemehl House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Michael Robert Pilley (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oak Knoll Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles
Bellville Concordia and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 19, 2020
2. Bellville Concordia and Marker
away); Early History of Bellville Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Joachim H. Hintz (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bellville Turnverein Pavilion (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Harigel House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellville.
 
Also see . . .  Concordia Hall - Independence Trail Region. TexasIndependenceTrail.com (Submitted on October 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Front view of the Bellville Concordia Hall image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 19, 2020
3. Front view of the Bellville Concordia Hall
Closeup of the Concordia Hall and marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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