Captain Charles Schreiner – Kerrville, Texas

These Historical Markers are located at 216 Earl Garrett St. in Kerrville, Texas. Being the eldest son, Charles Schreiner was given the responsibility of caring for the family at age 14 when his father Gustave Schreiner died in 1852. In 1854 he joined the Texas Rangers in an effort to protect his family from Indian…

Masonic Building – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located at 211 Earl Garrett St. in Kerrville, Texas. This is an Italianate style two story building designed by Texas Architect Alfred Giles who was know for his use of the round arch parapet. At the end of the 19th century, one of the most important businessmen and landholders in Kerr…

Notre Dame Catholic Church – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located at 909 Main Street in Kerrville.  In March, 1889, a small band of Roman Catholics in Kerr County formed and erected a small wood frame mission church called St. Mary of the Assumption. Not really sure why the website and other research states that the founding date of the church…

Historical Marker Vagabond – Texas

During my travels I stop at historical markers to read about the history. I decided to take as many pictures about the marker, do some research, and then share my findings in my blog. According to the Texas Historical Commission, Historical markers in Texas have been around since the 1890s. Before the 1950s the state…