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New Braunfels in Comal County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Breustedt House

 
 
Breustedt House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 3, 2021
1. Breustedt House Marker
Inscription.  A fine example of German Colonial "Fachwerk" - all walls framed with cedar timbers, then filled solid with sun-baked adobe brick. Built 1858 for Johann Andreas and Caroline (Dauer) Breustedt, at site now just west of the intersection of I35 and SH46 East. Several generations of the family grew up in the house. In 1965 it was moved here for restoration and preservation by Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Dillen.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972
Entered in
the National Register
of Historic Places
1982

 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 501.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 29° 42.554′ N, 98° 5.787′ W. Marker is in New Braunfels, Texas, in Comal County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Church Hill Drive and Broadway. The marker is located on the front entrance to the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1370 Churchill Drive, New Braunfels TX 78130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
The front entrance to the Breustedt House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 3, 2021
2. The front entrance to the Breustedt House and Marker
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2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church Hill School Building (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Braunfels (approx. Ό mile away); Comal County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Near River Crossing Used by New Braunfels' First Settlers (approx. one mile away); Faust Street Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Texas Germans in the Civil War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Scholl House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Home of Ferdinand Lindheimer (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Braunfels.
 
The Breustedt House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 3, 2021
3. The Breustedt House
The view of the Breustedt House from the driveway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 3, 2021
4. The view of the Breustedt House from the driveway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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Aug. 16, 2022