Details for Breustedt Kitchen (Atlas Number 5091000502)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5091000502


Marker Number 502
Atlas Number 5091000502
Marker Title Breustedt Kitchen
Index Entry Breustedt Kitchen
Address 1370 Church Hill Drive
City New Braunfels
County Comal
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 587403
UTM Northing 3286879
Subject Codes buildings
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Heritage Village, Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture
Marker Size Medallion and plate
Marker Text Hand-hewn limestone structure floored with wide pipe boards nailed to squared cedar sleepers lying flat on ground; ceilings of adobe and grass plaster on split cedar lath; hand-wrought hinges hang unique casement windows. Stone-lined well. Built in 1860s as detached kitchen for home of Johann Andreas Breustedt (b.1827) and wife Caroline (Dauer) and nine sons and daughters. After removal of house, kitchen was restored (In 1968) by the Ray Whipple family. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973