Details for Cherry Spring Schoolhouse (Atlas Number 5171010017)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010017


Marker Number 10017
Atlas Number 5171010017
Marker Title Cherry Spring Schoolhouse
Index Entry Cherry Spring Schoolhouse
Address 5973 RM 2323
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 504950
UTM Northing 3370010
Subject Codes educational buildings; educational topics; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location take US 87 NW 7.5 miles to Ranch Road 2323, then north on Ranch Road 2323 six miles
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text School classes for the children of German immigrants in the Cherry Spring community were held in homes until 1885, when this limestone schoolhouse was completed on land donated by H. Bratherich. On dedication day, students formed a parade to the new building. The Cherry Spring Schoolhouse served the nearby residents until 1962, when it was consolidated with Fredericksburg. Today it is a landmark of early education in Gillespie County. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988