Great Western Cattle Trail – Kerrville, Texas

  This historical marker is located at 1425 Harper Road (FM 783) north of Kerrville, east side, across from Valle Vista Dr. This trail started out in Bandera Texas (South of San Antonio) and ended in Dodge City, Kansas. The route was founded by Captain John T. Lytle in 1874 to heard longhorn cattle. (see…

Zion Lutheran Church – Kerrville, Texas

This church is located at 624 Barnett Street in Kerrville Texas. I was surprised to find very little history about this church during my research. I was lucky enough to find some information on the Kerr County Historical Commission website. Not much though. The congregation was established in 1898. Church members would meet at each…

Scott and Josephine Carr Schreiner – Kerrville, Texas

What better place for a Historical MarkerĀ  to be located than at a History Center. I was so disappointed that this place was not open during my visit but it just gives me a reason to go back to visit. This Historical Marker is located at the Kerr Regional History Center on 425 Water Street…

Kerrville – Kerrville, Texas

This Historical Marker sits at 800 Junction Highway in front of Kerrville City Hall. Kerr County, is sixty-two miles northwest of San Antonio. The town was named for James KerrĀ  with help from his good friend Joshua Brown, who were both some of the earliest successful shinglemakers . There is archeological evidence suggesting human habitation…