Historic Happenings Newsletter
Certificate of Alteration
Sophienburg Hill Historic District
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As stated in the city's
Code of Ordinances
, "the protection, enhancement, and perpetuation of the landmarks or districts of historical and cultural importance and significance is necessary to promote the economic, cultural, educational, and general welfare of the public. The Historic District represents the unique confluence of time and place that shaped the identify of generations of citizens and produced significant historic, architectural, and cultural resources that constitute their heritage."
Further information contact preservation officer
at (830) 221-4057.
May is National Historic Preservation Month!
The City of New Braunfels Historic Landmark Commission encourages you to join us in celebrating National Historic Preservation Month. Together with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and cities across the nation, we are taking time to celebrate the value of historic preservation and the many benefits it provides to our community.
To celebrate, the City is hosting Free Historic Museum Day on May 17th, 2014, from Noon to 4:00 p.m. For further details and a map of participating museums, please click here -
Museum Day Flyer
Additionally, the City is hosting a self-paced Historic Scavenger Hunt. Participants will be tasked with identifying some of the interesting architectural details found in the Downtown Historic District. All correct entries will be entered into a drawing for a fantastic gift basket valued at over $500.00! Entry forms are available here -
Scavenger Hunt form
424 South Castell Ave. - New Braunfels, TX 78130 - Ph: (830) 221-4000 - Fax: (830) 608-2109
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