Texas Hill Country Trail Region

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

Fredericksburg: Historic Gillespie County Country Schools Open House Tour

April 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
April 7 Open House flyer

Lower South Grape Creek: 10273 E US Highway 290, Luckenbach: 3566 Luckenbach Rd, Meusebach Creek: 515 Kuhlmann Rd, Williams Creek (Albert): 5501 S Ranch Road 1623, Grapetown: 7325 Old San Antonio Rd, Junction: 144 State Park Rd 49.
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.


  • Historic Lower South Grape Creek School
  • 10273 E US Highway 290
  • Fredericksburg, Texas
  • 78624



  • No admission charge.