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Burger Home

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703 Farm St., Bastrop, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 6' 59.1984", -97° 18' 50.8968"
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    Richard Burger imigrated from Germany about 1859 and served during the Civil War in Terry's Texas Rangers. He returned to Bastrop and bought this newly built (1868-69) Greek Revival home from Sallie and W. C. Powell. Burger married Clara Linke and had two children, Mina and August. Clara was skilled in German hair art. Burger was a tailor and later a clerk at P. O. Elzner's store. He was an original stockholder in The Casino, a local cultural center. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Burger Home Historical Marker Location Map, Bastrop, Texas

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