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Edmund P. Kuempel Rest Area Marker image, Touch for more information
By Michael Herrick, April 1, 2017
Edmund P. Kuempel Rest Area Marker
Texas (Guadalupe County), Kingsbury — Edmund P. Kuempel Rest Area
Edmund P. Kuempel Rest Area November 29, 1942 - November 4, 2010 Edmund Kuempel served his constituents from Seguin, in the Texas House of Representatives from 1983-2010. Edmund Kuempel served as Chairman of numerous committees during his . . . — Map (db m102794) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 336 — Battleground Prairie
Where 80 volunteers commanded by General Edward Burleson defeated Vicente Cordova and 75 Mexicans, Indians and Negroes, March 29, 1839, and drove them from Texas, ending the "Cordova Rebellion." 25 of the enemy were killed. Many volunteers were . . . — Map (db m128126) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 962 — Colonel John Ireland
Marker Front: Home Town of Texas Confederate Colonel John Ireland Delegate to Secession Convention 1861. Joined army as private. Won laurels in that most brilliant wartime effort - the defense of the 800-mile Texas coast in September . . . — Map (db m128121) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 2297 — Guadalupe County
Formed from Gonzales and Bexar counties Created March 30, 1846. Organized July 13,1846 Named for the Guadalupe River to which this name was given by Alonso De Leon in 1689 Seguin, the county seat named in honor of Juan Nepomuceno . . . — Map (db m128120) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 2298 — Guadalupe County, C.S.A.
Marker Front: Two local companies of volunteers were with Ben McCulloch in San Antonio, Feb. 16, 1861 when U.S. Arsenal was surrounded by Texans and surrender demanded. An encounter in a charged atmosphere which could have become the first . . . — Map (db m128122) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 2852 — Jose Antonio Navarro Ranch
Born in San Antonio, Jose Antonio Navarro (1795-1871) held several offices in the Mexican government before becoming an active participant in the movement for Texas independence. Navarro possessed numerous landholdings in this part of the state. . . . — Map (db m111184) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 2875 — Juan Nepomuceno Seguin (1806-1890)
Born in San Fernando de Bexar (San Antonio), son of Erasmo Seguin, whose ancestors came to America about 1700. Juan N. Seguin and his father in 1834 rallied fellow Texans against dictator Santa Anna. Young Juan Seguin raised Mexican-Texan troops, . . . — Map (db m128124) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 5264 — Texas Lutheran College
The first German Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Texas authorized the establishment of a college in Brenham in 1890. Directed by the Rev. G. Langner, the Evangelical Lutheran College of Brenham opened in September 1891. Modeled after the European . . . — Map (db m130093) HM
Texas (Guadalupe County), Seguin — 5490 — Tiemann School
Named for Theodore Tiemann, who sold one acre of land to the county school district for $5.00, Tiemann School provided educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities for citizens in this area. Beginning in 1903 as a one-room, one-teacher . . . — Map (db m128125) HM

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