Links of Interest

We invite you to visit the following websites for sites of interest in and around Fredericksburg and throughout Texas and the United States.

Click on an image below to visit their website for complete information.

Fredericksburg Visitors and Convention Bureau logo

Fredericksburg Visitors and Convention Bureau. A marketing, sales and service organization funded by the hotel/motel tax and dedicated to promoting Fredericksburg and Gillespie County as a leisure, group tour, reunion, wedding, incentive and small meetings site, with an emphasis on overnight visitation, thereby creating a positive economic impact throughout the city and county.

National Trust for Historic Preservation logo

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a privately funded nonprofit organization working to save America’s historic places.

Country School Association of America logo

Country School Association of America (CSAA) is for people who wish to preserve schools, create or maintain museums, promote living history programs, and allow children of all ages to experience schooling as it was many years ago.

Pioneer Museum logo

Pioneer Museum. Willkommen to the Pioneer Museum, a memorial sponsored by the Gillespie County Historical Society (GCHS), that celebrates a unique Texas Hill Country community created by early settlers for future generations. You'll find the White Oak School located on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum.

Texas Escapes Online Magazine logo

Texas Escapes Online Magazine. Travel and History Columns: History, Humor, Topical, and Opinion. Over 2500 Texas Cities, Small Towns, & Ghost Towns.

Hill Country Portal logo

Hill Country Portal. A Powerful Information Database & Gateway Service for the Texas Hill Country.

The Texas Heritage Trails Program (THTP) logo

The Texas Heritage Trails Program (THTP) is the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) award-winning heritage tourism initiative.

LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour logo

The LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour. Each year the tour uses some of our historic Gillespie County rural schools as rest stops. What better way to honor Lyndon B. Johnson, the thirty-sixth President of the United States, widely acknowledged as the "Education President". His progressive education bills and many of his "Great Society" legislation programs were designed in the tranquility of his ranch.

Sunday House logo

Sunday House Inn. Thank you Kenneth and Joanne Kothe for your work with Ronni Pue in our first formative years of the "Friends", when we didn't know we were the "Friends" yet. We appreciate your graciousness in posting information about all our schoolhouses, along with lots of pictures. It was a big factor in getting us going.

AAA Texas logo

AAA Texas featured the Friends in their Texas Journey March/April 2010 issue.

Trinity Lutheran Church in Stonewall logo

Trinity Lutheran Church in Stonewall,  has been a beacon of light in the Hill Country for nearly 120 years. We are affiliated with the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC) movement.

Gastenhaus Schmidt logo

Gastehaus Schmidt offers free reservation services for Texas Hill Country lodging, bed and breakfasts, and country inns. Choose from a variety of lodging options in several local towns, including Fredericksburg, Mason, Comfort, Kerrville, and Hunt, Texas. All of the properties are researched and hand-picked to bring you only the best accommodations in the area.