Texas Hill Country Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Fredericksburg: Annual Historic School Open House Tour

April 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Gillespie Historic School Open House

Four Historic Gillespie County Country Schools will be open for visits and tours. Cherry Spring School, Crabapple School, Pecan Creek School, and Wrede School, along with the in town Vereins Kirche.
Driving Trail, established 2006, links 16 historic schools to Vereins Kirche, first Gillespie County School built 1847 on Fredericksburg Market Square. The 120-mile Trail Map directs visitors into the countryside to see one, several, or all schools. See early school BBQ pits, outdoor pavilions, stages and stage curtains, tin schools, and two Presidential Schools. No two are alike. Spend an hour or the day. Schools listed on National Register of Historic Places. Members of Country School Association of America. Today they function as community and learning centers, rentals for reunions, other social gatherings, and unique destination weddings.


  • Vereins Kirche and Various Historic Schools
  • 112 W Main St
  • Fredericksburg, Texas
  • 78624



  • No admission charge.