Details for Loeffler-Weber House (Atlas Number 5171010072)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010072


Marker Number 10072
Atlas Number 5171010072
Marker Title Loeffler-Weber House
Index Entry Loeffler-Weber House
Address 508 W. Main
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 511735
UTM Northing 3349770
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1971
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Log room and loft were built by German emigrant Gerhard Rorig as his home in first winter of Fredericksburg's existence, 1846-47. Noted cabinetmaker Johann Martin Loeffler added typical rock and half-timber rooms and cooking fireplace, 1867; his son-in-law, J. Charles Weber, in 1905 restored the southeast lean-to. For Loeffler-Weber family, this was home or Sunday House for 90 years. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1971 Incise near base: Restored 1964 by Mr. and Mrs. george A. Hill, III Consultant: Albert Keidel, Architectural Designer