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Texas’ ghost towns

Texas’ ghost towns

Grapetown~South of Fredericksburg was founded in 1848. It has a general store and hostel called Doebbler’s Inn. It became a focal point for ranching, and the first school opened in 1859 at Friedrich Wilhelm Doebbler’s home. A 1880 stone structure was then build for a first grade through 7th grade school. The school teacher’s house (pictured), and several other buildings still remain.

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