James Kerr – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located at 700 Main Street. It sits next to the Early Settlers of Kerr County Historical Marker and the 1936 Centennial Marker in front of the Courthouse. James Kerr was born near Danville, Kentucky, on September 24, 1790. Kerr was ranked lieutenant during the time he fought in the War of…

Early Settlers of Kerr County – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located at the Courthouse Square, (Sidney Baker and Main Street). This is a place worth visiting. There are two historical markers, a Texas 1936 Centennial Marker, and a War Memorial¬†at this location. This is a beautiful site and a great way to begin your visit to Kerrville. According to Archeological artifacts…

First Presbyterian Church of Kerrville – Kerrville, Texas

This historical marker is located at 800 Jefferson Street in Kerrville, Texas. There are two markers at this location due to one of the buildings being a historical landmark. First Presbyterian Church of Kerrville began as a missionary effort of what was then known as the "Northern" Presbyterian Church. In 1888, evangelist Dr. William Buchanan…

Guthrie Building – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker is located at 241 Earl Garrett Street This building has housed many businesses throughout its 130 years of existence. This is one of the oldest buildings in Kerrville. No one is certain who actually built this building but it is speculated that the builder was Bruno Schott. He built more than 200…

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…