Details for Breustedt House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5091000501


Marker Number 501
Atlas Number 5091000501
Marker Title Breustedt House
Index Entry Breustedt House
Address 1370 Church Hill Drive
City New Braunfels
County Comal
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 587392
UTM Northing 3286906
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Heritage Village, Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture
Marker Size Medallion and plate
Marker Text A fine example of German colonial "fachwerk" --all walls framed with cedar timbers, then filled solid with sun-baked adobe brick.Built 1858 for Johann Andreas and Caroline (Dauer) Breustedt, at site now just west of the intersection of I.S. 35 and S.H. 46 east. Several generations of the family grew up in the house.In 1965 it was moved here for restoration and preservation by Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Dillen.Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1972



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