Sons of Hermann Lodge Historical

Sons of Hermann Lodge Historical (HM1T6P)

Location: Rowena, TX 76875 Runnels County
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N 31° 38.834', W 100° 2.523'

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No. 216

Organized in 1904 as Rowena Chapter of the Sons of Hermann, worldwide benevolent fraternal organization.
     Named for German national hero and tribal leader Hermann the Defender (18 B.C. - 19 A.D.), who helped break Roman power east of the Rhine River in 9 A.D.
     First officers of the Rowena Lodge were Michelus Feist, president; Julius J. Henkhaus, vice president; Walter Schuhmann, secretary; Ignatz Olsak, treasurer. There were ten charter members.
     The order maintains a youth camp and home for the aged, for members, at town of Comfort.
HM NumberHM1T6P
Year Placed1971
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 401195 N 3501806
Decimal Degrees31.64723333, -100.04205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 38.834', W 100° 2.523'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 38' 50.04" N, 100° 2' 31.38" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 604-708 FM2133, Rowena TX 76875, US
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