Details for Joseph L. Leshikar House (Atlas Number 5015001730)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5015001730


Marker Number 1730
Atlas Number 5015001730
Marker Title Joseph L. Leshikar House
Index Entry Leshikar, Joseph L., House
Address 3373 Skalak Road
City New Ulm
County Austin
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Czech immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Nelsonville-New Bremen Rd., 4.5 miles south of Nelsonville off SH 159 (private)
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text After Rev. Josef E. Bergman of Cat Spring wrote letter praising Texas, 33 Czech families immigrated to locality, 1851-1853. This first home was built in 1854 by Josef L. Leshikar and his 4 sons. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965.