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

Vereins Kirche

 
 
Vereins Kirche Marker panels image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 8, 2010
1. Vereins Kirche Marker panels
Inscription.

[Seal of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee]

[Panel 1:]
Church for all denominations, school and community hall.
Built, summer 1847, after the Comanche peace treaty made by John O. Meusebach, Commissioner, German Emigration Company.
Located in Main Street between Courthouse and Market Square of early Fredericksburg. Razed after the celebration of fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of first settlers, 1896.
Replica, first used as museum and library, constructed 1934-35.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967

[Panel 2:]
Property of the Gillespie County Historical Society.

[Panel 3:]
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10123.)
 
Location. 30° 16.573′ N, 98° 52.361′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 87/290) east of North Crockett Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to the replica church building (the "Pioneer Memorial") in Market Square (Marktplatz.). Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Marker panels at the entrance to the Vereins Kirche replica building image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 8, 2010
2. Marker panels at the entrance to the Vereins Kirche replica building
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gillespie County Country Schools 1846 to 1970's (a few steps from this marker); Otfrid Hans Freiherr von Meusebach (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (Marktplatz) (within shouting distance of this marker); Lasting Friendship (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Valentin Van Der Stucken (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Brodbeck (within shouting distance of this marker); A Lasting Friendship (within shouting distance of this marker); Gillespie County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Vereins-Kirche. (Submitted on September 18, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Vereins Kirche: image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 8, 2010
3. Vereins Kirche:
Centennial of Fredericksburg (May 8, 1946) memorial.
Vereins - Kirche (1847 - 1934) image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 8, 2010
4. Vereins - Kirche (1847 - 1934)
"Re-erected in memory of the German pioneers of 1846."
Pioneer Memorial - Vereins Kirche Replica Building: image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 8, 2010
5. Pioneer Memorial - Vereins Kirche Replica Building:
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 661 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 18, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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