Details for Cherry Mountain School Complex (Atlas Number 5171010015)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010015


Marker Number 10015
Atlas Number 5171010015
Marker Title Cherry Mountain School Complex
Index Entry Cherry Mountain School Complex
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 507644
UTM Northing 3360789
Subject Codes buildings; educational buildings; educational topics; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1992
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location take US 87 NE 7.4 mi., then take Cherry Mountain Loop Rd. 1.8 mi.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This complex represents a well preserved grouping of stone and wood buildings. The "old school", a pioneer-crafted one-room structure built on land donated by Carl durst, opened in 1883-84 with ten students. facilities added over the years include the "new school", a concrete block structure built in 1926, and an open-air theatre. Following the school's closing in 1949 the complex became the site for a variety of private and public social activities. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992