Details for Tewes House (Atlas Number 5187005236)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5187005236


Marker Number 5236
Atlas Number 5187005236
Marker Title Tewes House
Index Entry Tewes House
Address 280 Linne Road
City Marion
County Guadalupe
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 587041
UTM Northing 3260188
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1996
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 280 Linne Road, Seguin (correct address: 8280 Linne Road, 9.5 miles south of Marion)
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in the 1870s, this limestone, masonry and stucco house was the home of Carl August Edward Tewes, his wife Texanna Wooten Newton, and their children. Tewes immigrated from Germany in 1854, was a Civil War veteran, became a merchant in Guadalupe County, and served as postmaster in New Berlin for 26 years. The house remained in the Tewes family until 1976. It features a central hall plan and is an example of an early pioneer house. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1996