Details for John Peter Tatsch Home, 1856 (Atlas Number 5171010121)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010121


Marker Number 10121
Atlas Number 5171010121
Marker Title John Peter Tatsch Home, 1856
Index Entry Tatsch, John Peter, Home
Address 210 N. Bowie St.
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 511951
UTM Northing 3350175
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built by Tatsch (1822-1907), using local stone. A cabinet-maker and turner, did woodwork himself. At first floored only front rooms, using wide boards. North front room had the only fireplace. Rear gallery kitchen, fireplace and oven were added later. Tatsch, from Germany, during Civil War was a Minute Man. Wife was Maria Elizabeth (1828-1885). Children: Elizabeth, Sophie, Caroline, Wilhelmina, Richard. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965