Near Mason in Mason County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Homesite of John O. Meusebach, 1812-1897
(1/4 mi. se, in Loyal Valley)
†††††His colonists have influenced Texas through their ingenuity, thrift and enterprise. They came seeking political and personal freedom and remained to create a unique culture through their blending of German custom with American necessity.
Erected 1969 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 11288.)
Location. 30° 35.04′ N, 99° 0.907′ W. Marker is near Mason, Texas, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 87 and Ranch to Market Road 2242, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 87. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northern intersection of Ranch Road 2242 and US 87. Marker is in this post office area: Mason TX 76856, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herman and Willie Lehmann (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bethel M.E. Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Marschall - Meusebach Cemetery John O. Meusebach (approx. 7 miles away); Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); Diedrich Rode Complex (approx. 7.3 miles away); Old Cherry Spring School (approx. 7.3 miles away); Cherry Spring Schoolhouse (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mason.
Also see . . .
1. Homesite of John O. Meusebach - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 25, 2015.)
2. John O. Meusebach. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on November 25, 2015.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.