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Texas Hill Country Trail Region

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

Fredericksburg: Historic Nebgen School Open House


January 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Nebgen School Open House

Open House Activity: Former students will feature rocks on display. Docents will speak German with emphasis on verses and wise sayings. Three “R’s”: Rocks, Recitations, and Readings. Rock display. Recitations: German sayings and verses. Readings from Autograph Books of the 1920’s - 1940’s. All are invited to attend. This is part of the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools Driving Trail. "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."

Location

  • Historic Nebgen Schoolhouse
  • 1718 North Grape Creek Rd
  • Fredericksburg, Texas
  • 78624

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Fees

  • Free.