Details for The William Frobese Home (Atlas Number 5123005452)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5123005452


Marker Number 5452
Atlas Number 5123005452
Marker Title The William Frobese Home
Index Entry Frobese, William, Home
Address 305 East Newman
City Cuero
County DeWitt
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 666398
UTM Northing 3218760
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 305 East Newman, Cuero
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text One of oldest homes in Cuero built in port city of Indianola (70 miles southeast) by William Frobese (1838-1911), who came from Germany to Texas in 1859 and rose to place of leadership as a partner in foremost banking-mercantile firm, H. Runge and Company. After Indianola's ruin in 1875 storm, house was dismantled and moved here by oxcart, with the parts numbered for reassembly. Frobese had 10 children. House is still owned by descendants. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970