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Runge in Karnes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Runge Bandstand

 
 
Runge Bandstand Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 31, 2021
1. Runge Bandstand Marker
Inscription.  

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, MusicParks & 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
The Runge Bandstand and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 31, 2021
2. The Runge Bandstand and Marker
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(approx. 6.2 miles away); Nordheim Shooting Club (approx. 6˝ miles away); Jubilee Park Pavilion (approx. 6.6 miles away); Pilot Knob (approx. 6.7 miles away); Old Helena Courthouse (approx. 7.8 miles away); Thomas Ruckman (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Runge.
 
The view of the Runge Bandstand and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 31, 2021
3. The view of the Runge Bandstand and Marker
The inside view of the 2nd floor of the Runge Bandstand image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 31, 2021
4. The inside view of the 2nd floor of the Runge Bandstand
 
 
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 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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