Near Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
John O. Meusebach
(1812 - 1897)
State senator, 1851. In 1854 issued colonists’ headrights.
To his family motto, he added “Texas Forever”. Lived in Loyal Valley. Buried near Cherry Spring.
Erected 1964 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10084.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 28.962′ N, 99° 0.489′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 87 and Cherry Spring Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 87. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 milesThe Marschall - Meusebach Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Diedrich Rode Complex (approx. 1.4 miles away); Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Cherry Spring School (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cherry Spring Schoolhouse (approx. 3.8 miles away); Herman and Willie Lehmann (approx. 6.4 miles away); Lange's Mill (approx. 6.9 miles away); Homesite of John O. Meusebach, 1812-1897 (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . John O. Meusebach. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on December 16, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 696 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.