Details for Christian Crenwelge Place (Atlas Number 5171010023)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010023

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Marker Number 10023
Atlas Number 5171010023
Marker Title Christian Crenwelge Place
Index Entry Crenwelge, Christian, Place
Address 312 W. Schubert
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 512009
UTM Northing 3349913
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text A native of Germany, Christian Crenwelge migrated to this area in 1854 and worked as a farmer and cabinetmaker. At a sheriff's land sale in 1872 he bought this property located across the street from his home. for a short time he operated a molasses press here. The Victorian style Sunday house was constructed about 1903. Crenwelge sold this residence and his homestead after the death of his wife in 1906. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979