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

A Lasting Friendship

 
 
A Lasting Friendship Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 26, 2016
1. A Lasting Friendship Marker





Inscription.  During Fredericksburg’s 150th anniversary, we celebrate the enduring friendship between the Comanche Nation and the people of Gillespie County.
     We honor the Comanches who helped to create and preserve this relationship and their descendants who have continued the friendship.
     Chiefs Old Owl, Santana, Ketemoczy, Buffalo Hump and Horseback, who were among about 20 chiefs present in 1847 at the San Saba River Peacy Treaty Summit and at the Fredericksburg Treaty signing with John O. Meusebach, Fredericksburg’s founder;
     Also respectful friends Chief Quanah Parker, Herman Lehmann and Rudolph Fischer.
May 8, 1996

 
Erected 1996.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 30° 16.598′ N, 98° 52.339′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker can be reached from W. Austin Street west of N. Adams Street. Marker is located in the gardens of the Marktplatz. Touch for map.
Marker at Base of Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 26, 2016
2. Marker at Base of Fountain
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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 walking distance of this marker. Lasting Friendship (a few steps from this marker); Frank Valentin Van Der Stucken (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Brodbeck (a few steps from this marker); Gillespie County Country Schools 1846 to 1970's (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethany Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Felix Van Der Stucken Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Vereins Kirche (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Otfrid Hans Freiherr von Meusebach (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 April 26, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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