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Nordheim in DeWitt County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Nordheim Shooting Club

 
 
Nordheim Shooting Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 31, 2021
1. Nordheim Shooting Club Marker
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A product of the area's pre-dominantly German heritage and community Mayfest celebrations of the nineteenth century, the Nordheim Fortschritt Verein (Progress Club) was organized in 1897. Another organization, the Nordheim Scheutzen Verein (Shooting Club), was formed in 1902. The two organizations were merged in 1927 under the name Nordheim Shooting Club, the organization provided entertainment and community activities for a large rural area. The present club facility replaced earlier structures on the same site.
 
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3604.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 28° 55.626′ N, 97° 37.077′ W. Marker is in Nordheim, Texas, in DeWitt County. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Street and Broadway, on the right when traveling west on 9th Street. The marker is located on the wall of the front entrance to the Nordheim Shooting Club. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 9th Street, Nordheim TX 78141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
The entrance to the Nordheim Shooting Club Dance Hall image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 31, 2021
2. The entrance to the Nordheim Shooting Club Dance Hall
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are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jubilee Park Pavilion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sociedad Cementerio Union Mexicana Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pilot Knob (approx. 0.9 miles away); Runge, Texas (approx. 6˝ miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (approx. 6˝ miles away); Runge Bandstand (approx. 6˝ miles away); 2nd. Lt. Adolph Strieber (approx. 7.3 miles away); C. Eckhardt & Sons Building (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nordheim.
 
The view of the Nordheim Shooting Club Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 31, 2021
3. The view of the Nordheim Shooting Club Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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