Texas Hill Country Trail Region

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

Willow City: Historic Willow City School Open House

September 4, 2021 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

The Historic Willow City School, located at 2501 Ranch Road 1323, will be open for self-guided and docent-guided tours. Come Explore Old School Books and the Importance of Reading” - See how people thought about their world at that time.
Fredericksburg, Texas was founded on May 8, 1846 and is Celebrating its 175th Anniversary from May 2021 thru May 2022. We Invite You to Come Enjoy and Learn Local History during September 2021 ~ the "Lasting Education" month!
"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, teacherages, 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 Willow City School
  • 2501 Ranch Road 1323
  • Willow City, Texas
  • 78675


  • Contact:
    Frances Pressler Heimann
  • Phone:
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  • Free.