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

Clickable Map of Comal 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> Comal County, TX (111) Bexar County, TX (581) Blanco County, TX (32) Guadalupe County, TX (86) Hays County, TX (141) Kendall County, TX (86)  ComalCounty(111) Comal County (111)  BexarCounty(581) Bexar County (581)  BlancoCounty(32) Blanco County (32)  GuadalupeCounty(86) Guadalupe County (86)  HaysCounty(141) Hays County (141)  KendallCounty(86) Kendall County (86)
New Braunfels is the county seat for Comal County
Gruene is in Comal County
      Comal County (111)  
      Bexar County (581)  
      Blanco County (32)  
      Guadalupe County (86)  
      Hays County (141)  
      Kendall County (86)  
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1 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — 1495 — Erhardt Neuse House
Built in the 1880s by Henry D. Gruene, this was the home of the family of Erhardt Neuse, field foreman of H.D. Gruene's vast cotton interests. The Neuse family continued to reside here until the 1930s, when the town of Gruene experienced a decline. . . . Map (db m195554) HM
2 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — 2293 — Gruene
German immigrant farmers were the first settlers of this area, which was originally called Goodwin. Henry D. Gruene established a large cotton farming operation here in the 1870s. He built a mercantile, cotton gin and dance hall, and conveyed land . . . Map (db m81254) HM
3 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — 2294 — Gruene Cotton Gin
Built on the site of an earlier grist mill, the Gruene cotton gin was constructed in 1878 by H.D. Gruene. Powered by the Guadalupe River, the gin was steam-operated and served to process the vast amounts of cotton grown in the area. The gin played . . . Map (db m71562) HM
4 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — 2295 — Gruene Mansion
The son of German immigrants, Henry D. Gruene was born in New Braunfels in 1850. In 1872 he built this home, in what was then the town of Goodwin. Gruene became a leader in the development of the community, which later was renamed for him. Although . . . Map (db m195553) HM
5 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — 2296 — Gruene's Hall
Built in 1878 as a saloon and social hall for area cotton farmers, this is believed to be one of the oldest dance halls in Texas. Christian Herry (1854-1917) built the hall under the direction of town developer Henry D. Gruene, for whom many of the . . . Map (db m71559) HM
6 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — 2314 — H.D. Gruene Mercantile
In 1878 Henry D. Gruene (1850-1920) established a mercantile business at this site. To provide more space for the growing business, this building was erected in 1904, one year after the local post office name changed from Goodwin to Gruene. The . . . Map (db m195558) HM
7 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — H.D. Gruene, Jr's OfficePrivate Office
In 1923 H.D. decided he wanted a small office so he built this structure. The old cotton gin had burned in 1922 (Now the Gristmill Restaurant) and this office was sometimes used for cotton business. The waterfall siding is distinctive of early . . . Map (db m195602) HM
8 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — Henry D. Gruene
On this green bank, by this soft stream, we set today two votive milestones, that memory may their deeds redeem, when like our sires, our grandsons and daughters too are gone!! Born in New Braunfels, Henry D. Gruene (1850-1920) was the son of . . . Map (db m71558) HM
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9 Texas, Comal County, Gruene — 3870 — Original Gruene Mercantile
Founded in 1878 by Henry D. Gruene to serve the families working on his cotton farms, the original Gruene Mercantile served many purposes for the community. In addition to providing food, clothing, household goods and farm implements, the store was . . . Map (db m195597) HM
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Sep. 23, 2023