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  • 1. LBJ Ranch

    As we toured The Texas White House and various sites related to our former President's childhood, I couldn't help but recall some of my childhood memories. My grandparents owned a farm in...

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  • 2. Admiral Nimitz Museum

    Also associated with the National Museum of the Pacific War is the Admiral Nimitz Museum which is located in the historic Nimitz Hotel. This museum includes displays of the war campaign in the Pacific...

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  • 3. Wildseed Farms

    After seeing the LBJ Ranch, I visited Wildseeds, the largest wildflower farm in the United States. Acres and acres of lovely flowers -- and a lot of schlock to buy in the store. But I loved seeing...

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  • 4. National Museum of the Pacific War

    The National Museum of the Pacific War is dedicated to telling the story of the war in the Pacific during World War II is run by the Texas Historical Commission and the Admiral Nimitz Foundation. The...

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  • 5. Pioneer Memorial

    The Fredericksburg Pioneer Memorial Library is located in the old Gillespie County Courthouse which was designed by famed architect Alfred Giles, completed in 1882, and was the 2nd courthouse for the...

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  • 6. Enchanted Rock State Park

    Enchanted Rock is granite bulge or dome arising from the topography 17 miles from Fredericksburg--it's a natural wonder around here! Over 1800 ft. in elevation and reached by walking the half mile...

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  • 7. Herb Farm

    First of all, let me say that the food in the Bistro was very good. (Except for cold potatoes Sunday brunch) We arrived Friday evening, checked into our rooms without a problem, and had a very nice...

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  • 8. LBJ's Texas Whitehouse

    Whether or not you choose to follow the audio tour, if you drive around on the ranch, eventually you get to the Texas White House. Park on the taxiway next to the presidential hangar, where you can...

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  • 9. Vereins Kirche Museum

    One of the buildings I really liked in Fredericksburg was the Vereins Kirche. This unique looking 8-sided building was the first public building in town and served as a church, a school and a meeting...

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  • 10. Visitor Information Center

    Fredericksburg is a pretty popular destination and has a very nice visitor's center which is an excellent place to begin your visit. The personnel here are very knowledgeable and can make good...

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  • 11. Fredericksburg Winery

    The Fredericksburg is a family owned winery run by the Switzer Family since 1974. They serve a variety of wines in a freindly, casual environment that is really kinda fun. Hours are 10 AM to 5:30 PM...

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  • 12. Chisholm Trail Winery

    Our friends, Bonnie and John, received the gift of a wine tour for four at Chisholm Trail Winery in Fredericksburg. We were honored to be included! We drove nine miles outside of Fredericksburg, then...

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  • 13. LBJ Cemetery

    The tour guide took us across the road from the LBJ home to the cemetery where President Johnson and his wife Ladybird are buried along with Johnson's father and grandfather. This cemetery sits along...

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  • 14. Nimitz Steamboat Hotel

    Built in the early 1850s, this restored frontier hotel now houses the history of Fredericksburg and the story of Admiral Chester Nimitz, a native of the city. Nimitz served as commander of the Pacific...

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  • 15. Sauer Beckman Farmstead

    The LBJ State Park and Historic Site comprises 717.6 acres. Some of LBJ's friends purchased property across from the Texas Whitehouse and the Pedernales River in order to honor this president from...

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  • 17. Fredericksburg Brewing Company

    As you wander through the town admiring the beautiful architecture, the interesting history and the quaint touched of Germany take a moment to stop at the...

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  • 18. Veterans Memorials

    There are a couple of nice veterans memorials in Fredericksburg; one dedicated to all the nation's veterans and one for Gillespie County Veterans who gave their...

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  • 19. Van der Stucken Home

    This interesting blending of Victorian and Greek Revival architecture began as a one-story home built by Belgian mill owner Felix Van der Stucken in 1864. It...

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  • 20. Old St. Mary's Church

    This beautiful Gothic style structure is the Old St Mary's Church which was built in 1863. The parish dates back to 1846 and the origins of Fredericksburg. The...

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  • 21. Schmidt Dietz Building

    This impressive two-story stone building was constructed by Ludwig Schmidt in the 1860s for use as a hotel. The building remained a hotel until 1899 when...

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  • 22. Old Central Drugstore

    This is the Old Central Drugstore Building which was built for jeweler and watchmaker Alphons Walter in 1905. He sold the building to Fredericksburg Civic...

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  • 23. Sunday Houses

    Another interesting type of building in Fredericksburg is the "Sunday House". A Sunday house is a small home that was used by early settlers when they came to...

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  • 24. Meckel Hanus Building

    There was a one-story stone house built in 1860 on this lot when saddle and harness maker Henry Meckel bought it in 1886. Meckel added a second story and made...

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  • 25. Kammlah House

    The Kammlah House was built in 1849 by Henry Kammlah I. He added a smokehouse and additional rooms in the back in 1875. His son Henry Kammlah II opened a...

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