Details for Braschler House (Atlas Number 5091000492)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5091000492

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Marker Number 492
Atlas Number 5091000492
Marker Title Braschler House
Index Entry Braschler House
Address 240 South Kowald Lane
City New Braunfels
County Comal
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 588743
UTM Northing 3287779
Subject Codes Lutheran denomination; houses, residential buildings; stagecoach routes, stands, etc.; religious leaders; Presbyterian denomination
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 240 South Kowald Lane, New Braunfels
Marker Size Medallion and plate
Marker Text Built in 1854 by the Rev. Henry Braschler (b.1818 in Switzerland) who came to Texas in 1848 and served as pastor in nearby St. Martin Lutheran Church, 1852-57. Of caliche and cedar fachwerk, house was later enlarged and accordng to tradition, became a stage stop on Bastrop Road. In its family burial plot is grave of Maren Hander (b. 1805 in Denmark) great-grandmother of Ethel Geue and May Bourgeois, who bought the house in 1970 and restored it. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -1974

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