Flatonia in Fayette County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Mike Schulze Building
Early owners of this property were Friedrich William Flato, Jr., S.L. Mateer and brothers, George Matula, Anton Freytag and John H. Sloma. The John H. Sloma Family sold this property to Doctor F.W.B. Rockett in 1946. Doctor Rockett built the present day brick structure and basement for his medical practice in 1948. Doctor Gene Schulze bought the property to live in and use in his medical practice in 1957. Mike Schulze inherited the building from his father in 1999. Mike Schulze transformed the building from a health clinic to a modern residence and open commercial space in 2000 and 2001. Mike Schulze's life was featured in the book "Mike" written by his late father prior to the death of Doctor Schulze. "Mike" chronicles Mike Schulze's life, career as an abstract artist, sportswriter and philanthropist in Flatonia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
Location. 29° 41.196′ N, 97° 6.43′ W. Marker is in Flatonia, Texas, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of East Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 East South Main Street, Flatonia TX 78941, 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. Olle Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flatonia (about 400 feet away); Wheeler Building (about 500 feet away); Flatonia Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The American Doughboy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Novohrad School (approx. 5.6 miles away); Salem Memorial Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flatonia.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.