Breustedt Kitchen   

     Hand-hewn limestone structure floored with wide pipe boards nailed to squared cedar sleepers lying flat on ground; ceilings of adobe and grass plaster on split cedar lath; hand-wrought hinges hang unique casement windows. Stone-lined well.

     Built in 1860s as detached kitchen for home of Johann Andreas Breustedt (b.1827) and wife Caroline (Dauer) and nine sons and daughters. After removal of house, kitchen was restored (In 1968) by the Ray Whipple family.

     Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973

     Historical Marker Information During Application (abbreviated)



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