“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Domino Parlor

Domino Parlor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Cox, November 22, 2012
1. Domino Parlor Marker
Inscription.  The original part of this stone structure containing a cellar with a vault ceiling, was built in the early 1850s on property owned by John Schmidtzinsky, a pioneer area settler. Once used as a pharmacy, it housed H. R. Richter's Jewelry store in the early 1900s. Richter also sold musical instruments, and the front room was used for concerts. His family lived in the rear section of the building. In recent years a cafe and a domino parlor have been located here.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1980

Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10029.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 30° 16.416′ N, 98° 52.197′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 87/290) west of North Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 E Main St, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Schandua Building (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Central Drugstore (about 600 feet away); Pioneer Schandua House (about 700 feet away); Fairwater of USS Pintado (SS-387) (about 700 feet away); Lt. Col. Jack K. Lee Fallen Hero’s Memorial (about 800 feet away); Early History of Fredericksburg, Texas (about 800 feet away); Holy Ghost (Heilige Geist) Evangelical Protestant Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 15, 2012, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 7, 2021