Braschler House  

     Built in 1854 by the Rev. Henry Braschler (b.1818 in Switzerland) who came to Texas in 1848 and served as pastor in nearby St. Martin Lutheran Church, 1852-57.

     Of caliche and cedar fachwerk, house was later enlarged and according to tradition, became a stage stop on Bastrop Road. In its family burial plot is grave of Maren Hander (b. 1805 in Denmark) great-grandmother of Ethel Geue and May Bourgeois, who bought the house in 1970 and restored it.

     Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -1974

   

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