Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
This limestone commercial building was constructed in 1907 by Charles Schwarz, a prominent early merchant of the area, and his wife Mary. Located on the site of the Louis Dietz home, it included ground floor space for Schwarz' General Merchandise and Dry Goods store and second floor living quarters for his family. The building later housed a variety of businesses and also provided meeting space for local youth groups and a veterans' organization.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10115.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 30° 16.616′ N, 98° 52.47′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 290) 0.1 miles west of North Crockett Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 214 West 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. William Wahrmund House (a few steps from this marker); Schmidt-Dietz Building (a few steps from this marker); Little Rock House (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert Lee Patton Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The August Hennersdorf House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hoerster Building (about 400 feet away); Heinrich Bierschwale House (about 400 feet away); Marktplatz (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Architecture of Fredericksburg, Texas. The architectural structures of Fredericksburg, Texas are often unique to the Texas Hill Country, and are historical edifices of the German immigrants who settled the area in the 19th Century. Many of the structures have historic designations on a state or national level. Source: Wikipedia (Submitted on January 2, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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