Details for Pioneer Schandua House (Atlas Number 5171010110)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010110


Marker Number 10110
Atlas Number 5171010110
Marker Title Pioneer Schandua House
Index Entry Schandua, John, House
Address 111 E. Austin
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 512576
UTM Northing 3349305
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; pioneers; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1980
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built before 1880, this house was purchased by John Schandua, a local merchant, shortly after his marriage to Bertha (Klein) in 1883. The front room, called "die stube," served as a bedroom and living area. the back room was used as a bedroom for their children. gingerbread work accents the posts on the front porch. The residence was used for a short time as a Sunday School building for the Bethany Lutheran Church. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979