Details for Church Hill School Building (Atlas Number 5091000852)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5091000852

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Marker Number 852
Atlas Number 5091000852
Marker Title Church Hill School Building
Index Entry Church Hill School Building
Address 1297 Church Hill Drive
City New Braunfels
County Comal
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 587248
UTM Northing 3286715
Subject Codes Lutheran denomination; churches; educational topics; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1976
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1297 Church Hill Drive, New Braunfels
Marker Size Medallion and plate
Marker Text St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran pastors held day school in the church for years. In 1870 this schoolhouse was built. It served the Hortontown and Neighborsville farm communities, situated on either side of the Church Hill Road. After 1879, lay teachers were in charge, classes used both German and English. The public school system used this building after 1958; in 1975 it was given to New Braunfels Conservation Society for use as a school museum. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -1976

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