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The Schandua Building

  Texas Historical Markers
205 E. Main St., Fredericksburg, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 16' 19.00049000016", -98° 52' 5.18346999984"
    Texas State
Historical Marker
    Erected in 1897 of hand-hewn limestone, this structure was the home of John (d. 1900) and Bertha (Klein) Schandua (d. 1943). They lived upstairs with their children and John's hardware store was downstairs. For a time, the Masonic Lodge met upstairs in exchange for some construction costs. After John died his brother Henry married Bertha. Enlarged the building, and continued the hardware business on the first floor. Hardware businesses were operated here until 1972. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

The Schandua Building Historical Marker Location Map, Fredericksburg, Texas

Related Themes: Texas Freemasons, Masonic Lodges, Freemasonry
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