Details for Old Kammlah House (Atlas Number 5171010064)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010064


Marker Number 10064
Atlas Number 5171010064
Marker Title Old Kammlah House
Index Entry Kammlah House, Old
Address 309 - 315 W. Main St.
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1966
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Four front rooms with outside stair to attic, built 1849 by German settler Henry Kammlah I. Smokehouse and rooms at rear added 1875. Old world technique of wall plaster over woven twig supports used in interior. Henry Kammlah II and wife Amalia, opened a general store in front room in 1870. This was continued by Henry III until 1924. House purchased 1956 and restored as museum by Gillespie County Historical Society. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966