Monthly Archives: April 2008

Arriving Germans found Indian tribes in area they settled

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Prince Carl in the diary of his sojourn to Texas writes about sleeping on the ground, using a pistol case as a pillow. Even before the emigrants arrived, he feared an Indian attack. He recalled a … Continue reading

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Original Live Oak Baptist Church bell going to museum

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Recently the Sophienburg was the recipient of a very historically valuable gift – the original bell from the Live Oak Baptist Church dating back to around 1900. Sometime before 1900 a preacher named Rev. Lucky … Continue reading

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Main Plaza has been site of many memorable NB events

By Myra Lee Adams Goff On March 21 we had quite a crowd on the Plaza when Mayor Boyer proclaimed Founder’s Day and Sophienburg Executive Director Linda Dietert reminded us once again of the first emigrants as they crossed the Guadalupe … Continue reading

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