Father of U.S. Aviation
— 1821 - 1910 —Born and educated in Plattenhardt, Germany. Came to Texas in 1846 and settled in Gillespie County. He became the second school teacher of the Vereins Kirche. He was also involved in the development of Gillespie County by serving as county surveyor, county commissioner, school inspector, organized several schools where he also taught school plus was a music teacher.
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|Placed By||Descendants of Jacob Brodbeck, Fredericksburg ISD, and Gillespie County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 512290 N 3349427|
|Decimal Degrees||30.27646667, -98.87221667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 16.588', W 98° 52.333'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 16' 35.28" N, 98° 52' 19.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 114 W Austin St, Fredericksburg TX 78624, US|
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