“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Castell, Texas

Clickable Map of Llano County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Llano County, TX (36) Blanco County, TX (31) Burnet County, TX (77) Gillespie County, TX (222) Mason County, TX (22) San Saba County, TX (22)  LlanoCounty(36) Llano County (36)  BlancoCounty(31) Blanco County (31)  BurnetCounty(77) Burnet County (77)  GillespieCounty(222) Gillespie County (222)  MasonCounty(22) Mason County (22)  SanSabaCounty(22) San Saba County (22)
Llano is the county seat for Llano County
Castell is in Llano County
      Llano County (36)  
      Blanco County (31)  
      Burnet County (77)  
      Gillespie County (222)  
      Mason County (22)  
      San Saba County (22)  
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1Texas (Llano County), Castell — Castell Community 1847
Ludwig Schneider and Heinrich Vasterling came from Germany and settled on the north side of the Llano River in 1847. Here Ludwig built the first known log home in Llano county. In 1872 the first U.S. Post Office was opened on the north side of . . . Map (db m164343) HM
2Texas (Llano County), Castell — Castell Veterans Memorial
In God we trust In honor of the gallant men and women of the Castell Community who served their country in the military forces of Texas and the United States of America during wartime and at peace. Indian Wars Mexican - American War . . . Map (db m164342) WM
3Texas (Llano County), Castell — 11274 — First Known Religious Services in Mason County
Early settlers in this area were German immigrants who arrived about 1850. Their first worship services were held about twenty feet north of this site, under a large oak tree on the property of August H. Leifeste, Sr. (1812-1884). During the early . . . Map (db m155726) HM
4Texas (Llano County), Castell — 9440 — German Settlements
In 1867 on Fisher Miller land grant, 3 settlements were begun by German emigration company under Commissioner General John O. Meusebach. CASTELL: Settled by Fredericksburg pioneers of the German Emigration Company, was first and only permanent . . . Map (db m155725) HM
5Texas (Llano County), Castell — Texas Ranger Memorial
Texas Ranger Markers dedicated in the Castell Community 2003 Ludwig Schneider Christian Schneider Sr Wilhelm Schneider Frederick Oestreich Christian Oestreich August Leifeste William Fritze Theodore Buchholz Adam Schmidt . . . Map (db m164346) WM
6Texas (Llano County), Castell — 12412 — Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery
​The oldest documented grave in this burial ground, that of two-year-old Feodor Leifeste, dates from 1871. Two years later, Carl Lehmberg deeded land to the Methodist Episcopal Church, south setting aside this part of the property for a . . . Map (db m155721) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022