Details for William Wahrmund House (Atlas Number 5171010125)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010125


Marker Number 10125
Atlas Number 5171010125
Marker Title William Wahrmund House
Index Entry William Wahrmund House
Address 206 W. Main St.
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 511857
UTM Northing 3349515
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; pioneers; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1977
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Gillespie County Judge in 1852-62, 1864, and 1876-90, William Wahrmund (1824-90) hired local stonemasons H. Hennersdorf and Louis Schmidt to build this residence near his own home and store in 1875. Over a period of years, the house was occupied by three of Wahrmund's sons, William L., Otto, and Henry, and by several grandchildren. Victorian porch detailing decorates the native limestone structure, restored in 1976 by Hill Country Savings and Loan Association. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1977