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

By Kenneth Hafertepe

ISBN-10: 1623492726

ISBN-13: 9781623492724

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

plentiful with information exposed by means of Hafertepe in his learn, together with corrections to building dates in line with newly tapped files, this consultant positive aspects these constructions noticeable to viewers from the general public streets and sidewalks. the writer lists which structures are open for excursions and which of them were switched over to public use reminiscent of museums, shops, or restaurants.

The structures of Fredericksburg replicate thoughts of vintage German development and method with a steady transition to American types, together with a number of extraordinary a long time that have been neither merely German nor American distinctively yet observed the construction of a local style.

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

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