Details for Old Lex Homestead (Atlas Number 5091008821)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5091008821


Marker Number 8821
Atlas Number 5091008821
Marker Title Old Lex Homestead
Index Entry Lex Homestead
Address 33561 Blanco Road
City New Braunfels
County Comal
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 544365
UTM Northing 3294698
Subject Codes pioneers
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location at site, 26 mi. NW of New Braunfels, off FM 475, on Old Blanco Road
Marker Size RTHL medallion and plate
Marker Text Built 1873-74 by Peter Lex (1849-1921), German-born pioneer, and wife Carolina. All rock in the original structure was hand-cut and faced. This story-and-half limestone farm cottage is typical of German houses of te Texas Hill county. RTHL - 1969