Details for Remschel House (Atlas Number 5177011900)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5177011900

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Marker Number 11900
Atlas Number 5177011900
Marker Title Remschel House
Index Entry Remschel House
Address 524 St. Peter St.
City Gonzales
County Gonzales
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 650185
UTM Northing 3264736
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1997
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built about 1907 as the home of Julius Frederick Remschel and his wife Luella (McLeod), this house was constructed by local builder Fred Meisenhelder. Remschel was the son of Julius H. H. Remschel, a German immigrant who founded the Remschel Lumber company in 1888. The one-story Victorian residence, built with siding made from locally grown cypress, is elevated on brick columns manufactured at the Gonzales Sunset Brick and Tile Company. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1997