“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Center Point, Texas

Clickable Map of Kerr 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> Kerr County, TX (97) Bandera County, TX (52) Edwards County, TX (21) Gillespie County, TX (294) Kendall County, TX (89) Kimble County, TX (64) Real County, TX (21)  KerrCounty(97) Kerr County (97)  BanderaCounty(52) Bandera County (52)  EdwardsCounty(21) Edwards County (21)  GillespieCounty(294) Gillespie County (294)  KendallCounty(89) Kendall County (89)  KimbleCounty(64) Kimble County (64)  RealCounty(21) Real County (21)
Kerrville is the county seat for Kerr County
Center Point is in Kerr County
      Kerr County (97)  
      Bandera County (52)  
      Edwards County (21)  
      Gillespie County (294)  
      Kendall County (89)  
      Kimble County (64)  
      Real County (21)  
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1 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — Camp Verde, Texas
1856, Camp Verde was established as a military post to suppress Indian attacks on settlers. As suggested by Jefferson Davis, camels were brought to the camp as an experiment in providing transportation of troops and equipment. The experiment was . . . Map (db m111277) HM
2 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 786 — Center Point Cemetery
The earliest known settlers in this area were Mrs. Elizabeth Denton and her children and slaves, who arrived in 1852. They were joined in 1858 by the family of Dr. Charles Ganahl, who named the new community Zanzenberg, after his hometown in . . . Map (db m111264) HM
3 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 18239 — Center Point Christian Church
The Center Point Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) has been a part of the community and surrounding area for more than 135 years. The Church was founded by traveling Kentucky Minister Green L. Surber in 1879. His parents, Adam and Jemima . . . Map (db m157409) HM
4 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 9791 — Center Point School
Prior to the settlement of the community of Zanzenberg and Center Point, school was taught in shacks and homes. From 1873-1875, B.F. Johnson taught classes in the first school held in various buildings in the area. From 1876-1884, the Center Point . . . Map (db m157413) HM
5 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — Center Point Train Depot
The Center Point Train Depot was built in the 1920's by the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway. This depot was located on what is now Highway 27 and was on the north side of the Guadalupe River near where Hwy 480 and Hwy 27 meet. By 1875 . . . Map (db m225221) HM
6 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 787 — Center Point United Methodist Church
In 1852, before there was a town here, Mrs. Henrietta Rees and her children came from Tennessee. Soon, she arranged for Methodist Circuit Riders to come to this area. One acre was bought for a Church in 1872 from W. G. ("Gabe") Cocke and his wife . . . Map (db m157398) HM
7 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — Center Point, Texas
1852, a settlement began along the Guadalupe River half way between Kerryville and Comfort that became known as Center Point. 1856, residents met here to petition the state for a new county, then held the 1st meeting to organize the county . . . Map (db m111274) HM
8 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 17882 — Mosty Brothers Nursery
A son of Belgian immigrants, Leander A. Mosty worked as a cattle driver and broker in Kansas before migrating to Kerr County in 1897. Sensing a market for fruit and pecan trees in the sparsely treed area, Mosty and his wife, Elizabeth (Bean), a . . . Map (db m157309) HM
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9 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 16547 — N.O. Reynolds
Lieutenant Nelson Orcelus Reynolds was a noted Texas Lawman, born in 1846 in Pennsylvania, Reynolds served in the Union Army during the Civil War. In 1874, he enlisted as a Texas Ranger in Blanco County. Reynolds captured the Horrell brothers . . . Map (db m201964) HM
10 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 4275 — Rising Star Lodge No. 429, A.F.& A.M
Chartered on June 5, 1875, this lodge was first located in a building which was destroyed by fire in 1900, along with all the lodge records. Meetings were held in the Guadalupe Valley Bank Building from 1902 until the Lodge moved to this site in . . . Map (db m157384) HM
11 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 4920 — Site of Zanzenberg
Home of Dr. Charles De Ganahl (1824-1883), a signer of the Texas Articles of Secession in 1861 and Army Surgeon for the Confederate States of America. The home was erected in 1856 and named after Dr. Ganahl's ancestral home in the Austrian Tyrol of . . . Map (db m157341) HM
12 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 5131 — Stoneleigh Ranch
Missouri native George L. Leigh (d. 1901) moved to Kerr County in 1878 for health reasons. He opened a mercantile establishment in Center Point (3.5 mi. S) with James Sellers and later served one term as County Tax Assessor. In 1883 he purchased a . . . Map (db m157340) HM
13 Texas, Kerr County, Center Point — 12604 — Woolls Building
One of Center Point's oldest existing commercial structures, the Woolls Building was constructed in 1873-75 to house the mercantile business of George W. Woolls (d. 1876). Local contractor and stonemason Sam H. Wellborn built it of Limestone with . . . Map (db m157342) HM
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Apr. 22, 2024