Otfrid Hans Freiherr von Meusebach

Otfrid Hans Freiherr von Meusebach (HMNZF)

Location: Fredericksburg, TX 78624 Gillespie County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 16.561', W 98° 52.373'

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— [In memory of] —


Born at Dillenburg, Nassau, Germany
May 26, 1812.
Commissioner-General of the Society for
the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas
who became a citizen of the Republic of Texas
under the name of John O. Meusebach.

Founder of Fredericksburg on May 8, 1846.
On March 1-2, 1847, he negotiated with 20 Comanche chiefs
a treaty of peace which protected the German frontier
settlements from Indian raids.
State senator in 1851.
Appointed commissioner for the "Colony of
the German Emigration Company" by Governor Pease
to distribute headrights to the colonists
of the German Emigration Company
in 1854.
Founder of the town of Loyal Valley
where he died, May 27, 1897.
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HM NumberHMNZF
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 512226 N 3349377
Decimal Degrees30.27601667, -98.87288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.561', W 98° 52.373'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 33.66" N, 98° 52' 22.38" W
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Area Code(s)830
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126 W Main St, Fredericksburg TX 78624, US
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