Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10112.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 30° 16.326′ N, 98° 52.177′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on South Lincoln Street, 0.1 miles south of East Main Street (U.S. 290), on the right when traveling south. The marker is located on the left side of the building by the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 South Lincoln Street, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are The William Rausch House (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (within shouting distance of this marker); Wahrmund Millinery, Moellendorf-Dietz Bakery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Domino Parlor (about 500 feet away); Maier-Alberthal Building (about 600 feet away); The Schandua Building (about 600 feet away); Early Life in Fredericksburg (about 600 feet away); Nimitzplatz (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Adelsverein.
The Adelsverein, also known as the Mainzer Verein, the Texas-Verein, and the German Emigration Company, was officially named the Verein zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas (Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas). Provisionally organized on April 20, 1842, by twenty-one German noblemen at Biebrich on the Rhine, near Mainz, the society represents a significant effort to establish a new Germany on Texas soil by means of an organized mass emigration. Source: The Handbook of Texas(Submitted on May 7, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 7, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.