Castroville in Medina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Joe and Gertrude Hoog
"Their dream came true."
Castroville Regional Park
Thanks to a grant from Texas Parks & Wildlife, an allocation of city funds, and the support of the Castroville Chamber of Commerce, their dream came true.
The Castroville Regional Park was dedicated and opened in 1974.
Mr. and Mrs. Hoog had no children of their own, but generations of children now benefit from their generosity and community spirit.
Erected by City of Castroville.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 29° 20.67′ N, 98° 52.984′ W. Marker is in Castroville, Texas, in Medina County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Alsace Avenue and Gentilz Street. The marker is located at the northern section of the Castroville Regional Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 816 Alsace Avenue, Castroville TX 78009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Lest We Forget!!! (a few steps from this marker); Renken Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ihnken Family Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Indian History in These Hills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medina Lake & The Canal System (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cross Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Louis Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); F. Xavier Schmidt House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castroville.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 4, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.