Details for St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010105


Marker Number 10105
Atlas Number 5171010105
Marker Title St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
Index Entry Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 511398
UTM Northing 3350403
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; design and construction; Episcopal denomination
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location W. Creek St. and S. owie St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Originally one of earliest homes in Fredericksburg. built by German settler Peter Walter. Walter built log cabin on lot, then began permanent home of fachwerk construction, 1846. He owned and farmed surrounding land while plying his trade of wagoner to Fort McKavett. House was bought by parish formed in 1952. Restored as a mission, it was consecrated by Bishop Everett H. Jones on St. Barnabas Day, dec. 16, 1954. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962

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