“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 Frelsburg, Texas

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Columbus is the county seat for Colorado County
Frelsburg is in Colorado County
      Colorado County (114)  
      Austin County (115)  
      Fayette County (135)  
      Jackson County (14)  
      Lavaca County (93)  
      Wharton County (46)  
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1Texas (Colorado County), Frelsburg — 2058 — Frelsburg
First German settlement in Colorado County • Founded in 1837 by William Frels who immigrated to Texas in 1834 and fought for independence, 1835-1836 • Proposed site of Hermann University, first institution of higher learning sponsored by . . . Map (db m176239) HM
2Texas (Colorado County), Frelsburg — 3522 — Mike Muckleroy(Sept. 27, 1808 - July 28, 1896)
Pioneer, farmer, soldier, and county official Mike Muckleroy was born in Franklin County, Tennessee, and came to Texas in 1840. An early and long-time resident of Colorado County, he came to be affectionately known throughout the area as "Uncle . . . Map (db m176234) HM
3Texas (Colorado County), Frelsburg — 4490 — Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Pioneer German Catholic immigrants who settled in this area in the early 1830s founded Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church about 1843. The congregation initially attended services held by itinerant priests known as "Saddle Bag" priests, . . . Map (db m177068) HM
4Texas (Colorado County), Frelsburg — 5564 — Trinity Lutheran ChurchOf Frelsburg
William Frels came to Texas from Germany in 1834 and joined other pioneers settling here. Frontier pastors such as the Rev. J.C. Ervendberg cared for their religious needs. In 1855 Frels gave sites for a church and cemetery and the Rev. C. Roehm . . . Map (db m176231) HM
5Texas (Colorado County), Frelsburg — 16383 — Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery
In 1857, community founder and German native, Capt. Wilhelm Frels, donated 3.9 acres at this site for the establishment of a Lutheran Church and cemetery. Members of the Frels, Becker and Fehrenkamp families, as well as other early settlers, are . . . Map (db m176230) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022