Download e-book for kindle: A Guide to the Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg and by Kenneth Hafertepe

By Kenneth Hafertepe

This richly illustrated ebook tracks the evolution of Fredericksburg structure and courses readers during the streets of this once-westernmost German cost in the USA, declaring the log, fachwerk, and stone constructions that housed the town’s full-time citizens, its weekenders, and the companies of the 19th century.

ample with info exposed by means of Hafertepe in his learn, together with corrections to development dates in response to newly tapped documents, this consultant gains these constructions obvious to viewers from the general public streets and sidewalks. the writer lists which constructions are open for excursions and which of them were switched over to public use resembling museums, shops, or restaurants.

The structures of Fredericksburg mirror stories of vintage German development and approach with a steady transition to American types, together with a number of amazing many years that have been neither only German nor American distinctively yet observed the production of a neighborhood style.

This ebook permits readers to stroll down the streets of Fredericksburg and spot the layers of Texas heritage on show: every thing from a pioneer log cabin to an paintings deco courthouse.

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