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

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Wharton is the county seat for Wharton County
Danevang is in Wharton County
      Wharton County (49)  
      Austin County (115)  
      Brazoria County (176)  
      Colorado County (114)  
      Fort Bend County (83)  
      Jackson County (14)  
      Matagorda County (108)  
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1Texas (Wharton County), Danevang — 172 — Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery
The Danish Folk Society obtained a land option from the Texas Land and Cattle Company and helped 93 Danish families from the midwest establish the Danevang Cooperative Settlement here in the early 1890s. The settlers, strong adherents of the . . . Map (db m120615) HM
2Texas (Wharton County), Danevang — 1163 — Danevang("Danish Meadow")
The first successful Danish community in Texas. Established in 1894 on a portion of 25,000 acres secured through option by Danish Folk Society from Texas Land and Cattle Company. Most immigrants came first to the northern United States, where . . . Map (db m120613) HM
3Texas (Wharton County), Danevang — 12805 — Danevang Community Hall(Danevang Forsamlingshus)
The Danish community of Danevang (Danish Field) was founded in 1894, at the height of Danish emigration to the United States. The Dansk Folkesamfund (Danish Folk Society), organized in the Midwest in 1887 to preserve Danish culture, language . . . Map (db m120614) HM
4Texas (Wharton County), Danevang — Danevang Lutheran Church"A Community Church for Those Near and Far."
The church building before you was erected at Camp Hulen at Palacios, Texas at the beginning of the nineteen-forties when the nation was preparing for war. As part of a huge construction effort, which transformed a tent camp into an anti-aircraft . . . Map (db m120611) HM
5Texas (Wharton County), Danevang — Danevang Pioneer Monument
Front: Danevang 1894 - 1976 This monument was erected in honor of all the pioneers who settled Danevang. They met adversity and hardship with Christian fellowship, cooperation and hard work. They achieved their goal of a Danish community . . . Map (db m122158) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022