Runge in Karnes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Originally built before 1900, this structure was rebuilt in 1924 by the civic league, "Rungetex" Brass Band, and others. Many stories have been told by older citizens of the good times spent here at band concerts, ice cream socials, and Easter Egg hunts.
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4388.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 28° 53.159′ N, 97° 42.852′ W. Marker is in Runge, Texas, in Karnes County. Marker is at the intersection of Helena Street (Farm to Market Road 81) and West Guadalupe Street, on the right when traveling south on Helena Street. The marker is located at the center of the City Park near the stairs to the bandstand. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Runge TX 78151, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Runge, Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sociedad Cementerio Union Mexicana Cemetery Nordheim Shooting Club (approx. 6˝ miles away); Jubilee Park Pavilion (approx. 6.6 miles away); Cabeza (approx. 6.6 miles away); Pilot Knob (approx. 6.7 miles away); Old Helena Courthouse (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Runge.
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 121 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.