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Ferdinand Lindheimer House, 491 South Comal Avenue, New Braunfels, Comal County, TX



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Location
491 South Comal Avenue, New Braunfels, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-374
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-73).
Building/structure dates: 1852 initial construction
National Register Number: 70000744
Significance: About 1852 Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer, noted Texas botanist, built his home and office-print shop for the newspaper, Die Neue Braunfelser Zeitung. In this area this is the best-preserved early house that is constructed for the medieval-type, heavy-timber framing (Fachwerk). It was recorded as a Texas Historic Landmark in 1967 and approved for the National Register in 1971.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Richard MacAllister, Photographer May 26, 1936 NORTHEAST ELEVATION (FRONT).
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Richard MacAllister, Photographer May 26, 1936 SOUTHWEST ELEVATION (REAR).
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 SOUTHWEST ELEVATION.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 GABLE FACES NORTHWEST.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 GABLE FACES SOUTHEAST.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 VIEW FROM EAST.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 NORTHWEST WALL IN PARLOR SHOWING BONDING OVER DIAGONAL 'FACHWERK'.
8. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 TOWARD KITCHEN AREA.
9. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 STAIR IN PRINTING ROOM.
10. Historic American Buildings Survey, Roy Pledger, Photographer July, 1972 VIEW IN PARLOR.


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