A Guide to the Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg and by Kenneth Hafertepe

By Kenneth Hafertepe

This richly illustrated e-book tracks the evolution of Fredericksburg structure and publications readers throughout the streets of this once-westernmost German cost in the United States, mentioning the log, fachwerk, and stone constructions that housed the town’s full-time citizens, its weekenders, and the companies of the 19th century.

considerable with info exposed by way of Hafertepe in his study, together with corrections to building dates in accordance with newly tapped files, this consultant positive factors these structures seen to viewers from the general public streets and sidewalks. the writer lists which constructions are open for excursions and which of them were switched over to public use akin to museums, shops, or restaurants.

The structures of Fredericksburg mirror stories of vintage German development and approach with a steady transition to American kinds, together with a couple of impressive many years that have been neither in simple terms German nor American distinctively yet observed the construction of a local style.

This ebook permits readers to stroll down the streets of Fredericksburg and spot the layers of Texas historical past on show: every thing from a pioneer log cabin to an artwork deco courthouse.

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