Details for The Schandua Building (Atlas Number 5171010109)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010109

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Marker Number 10109
Atlas Number 5171010109
Marker Title The Schandua Building
Index Entry Schandua Building
Address 205 E. Main St.
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 512686
UTM Northing 3348927
Subject Codes commercial buildings; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Erected in 1897 of hand-hewn limestone, this structure was the home of John (d. 1900) and Bertha (Klein) Schandua (d. 1943). They lived upstairs with their children and John's hardware store was downstairs. For a time, the Masonic Lodge met upstairs in exchange for some construction costs. After John died his brother Henry married Bertha. Enlarged the building, and continued the hardware business on the first floor. Hardware businesses were operated here until 1972. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979