Details for The Burrer Home (Atlas Number 5171010013)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010013


Marker Number 10013
Atlas Number 5171010013
Marker Title The Burrer Home
Index Entry Burrer Home, The
Address Lower Crabapple Road
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 516607
UTM Northing 3356316
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location take Lower Crabapple Rd. northeast 4 mi. to Baj Lane, then east on Baj Lane .3 mi.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text German native Gottlieb Burrer (1830-1916) migrated to this area in 1854. Here he married Katharina (Zammert) (1843-1931), the daughter of a pioneer Fredericksburg family. they built this two-story stone residence in the 1860s. the interior originally included an undivided sleeping area on the second floor and was heated by woodburning stoves. One of the nine Burrer children, Otto, later lived here. Additions to the home were made during the 1950s. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980