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

The Schandua Building

 
 
The Schandua Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee, August 28, 2015
1. The Schandua Building Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1897 of hand-hewn limestone, this structure was the home of John (d. 1900) and Bertha (Klein) Schandua (d. 1943). They lived upstairs with their children and John's hardware store was downstairs. For a time, the Masonic Lodge met upstairs in exchange for some construction costs. After John died his brother Henry married Bertha, enlarged the building, and continued the hardware business on the first floor. Hardware businesses were operated here until 1972.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979

 
Erected 1979 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10109.)
 
Location. 30° 16.415′ N, 98° 52.226′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 87/290) near South Llano Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 E Main St, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Domino Parlor (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holy Ghost (Heilige Geist) Evangelical Protestant Church
The Schandua Building image. Click for full size.
By Renee, September 28, 2015
2. The Schandua Building
(about 600 feet away); Pioneer Schandua House (about 700 feet away); Mosel-Jorden-Duecker Haus (about 700 feet away); Lt. Col. Jack K. Lee Fallen Hero’s Memorial (about 700 feet away); Fairwater of USS Pintado (SS-387) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early History of Fredericksburg, Texas (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
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The Schandua Building door image. Click for full size.
By Renee, September 28, 2015
3. The Schandua Building door
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2015, by Renee' Lasswell of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Renee' Lasswell of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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