Details for The Wilhelm Weidner Homestead (Atlas Number 5091008823)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5091008823


Marker Number 8823
Atlas Number 5091008823
Marker Title The Wilhelm Weidner Homestead
Index Entry Weidner Homestead, Wilhelm, The
Address 300200 US Highway 281 N.
City New Braunfels
County Comal
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 554413
UTM Northing 3288849
Subject Codes German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location dead end of Angel Trail at intersection of Bulverde Rd. and US 281
Marker Size RTHL medallion and plate
Marker Text Using stone quarried in Cibolo Creek bed, cedar from the nearby Kramme farm, and locally-made cypress shingles and lumber, Wilhelm Weidner (1835 - 1907) copied his ancestral home in Germany in building his two-story home here in 1873-1875. He incorporated a log house owned by his wife Maria (Kramme), for more room. He also built (1870s) the smokehouse-shop-laundry and (1904) the small stone dwelling. Four generations of the Weidner family have lived hre. RTHL - 1974