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Sophienburg Hill Historical Markers

 Dedication of Sophienburg Hill historical markers.A Texas Historical Marker and a Historic Site of the Republic of Texas Marker were dedicated on Sophienburg Hill Tuesday, October 10. The markers are the result of work by the Sophienburg Museum and Archives, Comal County Historical Commission, Texas Historical Commission, and the Ferdinand Lindheimer Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Sophienburg Hill was the site of a log fortress overlooking the the early town of New Braunfels. Today it is the location of the Sophienburg Museum and Archives.

Welcome to the Sophienburg Museum and Archives. 

Take the journey with Prince Carl and his group of German colonists as they cross the ocean and make their way into central Texas. Admire their courage and determination to establish a new colony at the edge of Indian Territory. Exhibits, rich in local artifacts, photographic images, maps and documents, take visitors through the history and cultural heritage of New Braunfels and Comal County. The Sophienburg Museum offers public lectures, school programs and community events that promote the area’s unique history.

The Guardians of New Braunfels History

Posted by Sophienburg Museum and Archives on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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