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The Guenther House Museum

In 1848, Carl Hilmar Guenther arrived in America from Germany.  After traveling across the midwest, he settled in Fredericksburg, Texas and established a flour mill.  In 1858, he relocated his business to San Antonio along the river, just south of town. Stones were quarried from an area near what is now the San Antonio Zoo…

April 11, 2012