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

Clickable Map of Gillespie 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> Gillespie County, TX (241) Blanco County, TX (32) Kendall County, TX (86) Kerr County, TX (87) Kimble County, TX (62) Llano County, TX (39) Mason County, TX (22)  GillespieCounty(241) Gillespie County (241)  BlancoCounty(32) Blanco County (32)  KendallCounty(86) Kendall County (86)  KerrCounty(87) Kerr County (87)  KimbleCounty(62) Kimble County (62)  LlanoCounty(39) Llano County (39)  MasonCounty(22) Mason County (22)
Fredericksburg is the county seat for Gillespie County
Harper is in Gillespie County
      Gillespie County (241)  
      Blanco County (32)  
      Kendall County (86)  
      Kerr County (87)  
      Kimble County (62)  
      Llano County (39)  
      Mason County (22)  
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1Texas, Gillespie County, Harper — 15992 — Harper Community Park
In 1946, Harper residents formed a committee to secure land for a park. From the beginning, resident aided the efforts through labor, finances and planning. Organizations also contributed, providing funds for the purchase of property and for . . . Map (db m156242) HM
2Texas, Gillespie County, Harper — 16502 — Harper Independent School District
In 1884, Frank Harper, J.A. Rogers, E.C. Hopf, and W.P. Bowers met to organize a school for the growing Harper community. Mary and J. A. Rogers, Jr. sold two and a half acres to school trustees, and in 1885 a one-room frame school was built with . . . Map (db m117791) HM
3Texas, Gillespie County, Harper — 10077 — Site of the McDonald Massacre
Pioneer preacher Matthew Taylor and the families of his daughter and two sons moved here in 1863 from their homestead on the Llano River. They built a cabin on this site near the source of the Pedernales River. In August 1864, Matthew and his son . . . Map (db m59741) HM
4Texas, Gillespie County, Harper — 16975 — St. James Lutheran Church
In 1908, the first Lutheran missionary to the area, Rev. C. Stadler, came to Harper. In April 1910, he confirmed the first class of Lutheran young people. When there was no missionary assigned to the area, Lutheran pastors from neighboring . . . Map (db m156244) HM
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Mar. 26, 2023