Details for Friedens Church (Atlas Number 5187002062)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5187002062


Marker Number 2062
Atlas Number 5187002062
Marker Title Friedens Church
Index Entry Friedens Church
City Geronimo
County Guadalupe
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 596524
UTM Northing 3282626
Subject Codes churches; design and construction; Gothic Revial (Architectural style); German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Seguin, take SH 123 about 4.5 miles. Turn left on county road, continue about 2 miles. Turn right onto county road, continue approximately 1 mile to church.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Outgrowth of mission work by the Rev. J. A. Kypfer and the Rev. T. G. Muelder. Organized on Jan. 18, at Frankfort School, Dietz, and constituted March 1, 1896, near Barbarossa, at Specht's School. J. C. Hermann was president; J. R. Feigerle, secretary; and J. C. Stautzenberger, treasurer. Designed by Jacob Kiefer; built in 1904, church was dedicated on March 25, 1905, during pastorate of the Rev. C. R. Hempel. Modified Gothic architecture. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970 Incise in base: Marker in memory of Herbert H. Schriewer given by Mrs. Herbert Schriewer and children.