Details for Vereins Kirche (Atlas Number 5171010123)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010123


Marker Number 10123
Atlas Number 5171010123
Marker Title Vereins Kirche
Index Entry Vereins Kirche
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 512259
UTM Northing 3349261
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; libraries; churches; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1967
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location Market Square
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Church for all denominations, school and community hall. Built, summer 1847, after the Comanche peace treaty made by John O. Meusebach, Commissioner, German Emigration Company. Located in Main street between Courthouse and Market Square of early Fredericksburg. Razed after the celebration of fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of first settlers, 1896. Replica, first used as museum and library, constructed 1934-35. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967