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Your Self-Guided Tour of
Historic Fredericksburg, Texas

by Phil Houseal

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"Phil, I received your book today and am so pleased with it. My family will enjoy it for many years to come on our trips to Fredericksburg. The details and history in your book are fascinating. Thanks so much." Linda

"I bought your new book and think it is great. Newcomers, visitors and all will find it concise and informative, just what I have been waiting to have." Gladys

"A friend new to FBG bought it when she bought her Home Tour ticket and told me how helpful it is." Bill

"I thoroughly enjoyed your new book – thanks for telling about it early so we could get copies before they sell out! Great stuff!” Lynn

“What are you doing for a sequel?" Jerry

"Thanks again for your kind gift of your most recent book. Lil and I have both gone thru the book and so many places illustrated are right in our back yard. I can't say enough about your book and will certainly recommend it to all I come in contact with. We greatly enjoy your weekly columns in the Entertainment section." Charlie Feller

Visit Fredericksburg without leaving your chair!

Or, bring along this guide on your next trip and get a personal view of the highlights of this historic Texas Hill Country town.

Fredericksburg is one of the top tourist destinations in Texas, drawing 1.5 million visitors every year from every part of the world. Whether you have been there, are there, or plan to go there, on this guided tour you'll experience Fredericksburg's official Historic District, including homes recognized by the Texas Historical Commission and the National Register of Historic Places. And every property is notable for its beauty and charm.

Peek Inside!
4 sample pages

Along the way, you’ll learn some fascinating facts about this charming German community, including its non-German past, how it came to boast the widest Main Street in America, and how to decode the secret message in its street signs.

Best of all, 100 beautiful color photos and detailed directions will make you feel as though you are there, enjoying the Gemütlichkeit known round the world!

Fredericksburg Standard 12/21/2011

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Available at these Fredericksburg area shops:
Nimitz Museum Bookstore
Fredericksburg General Store
Gastehaus Schmidt
Pioneer Museum Gift Shop
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About the Author

Phil Houseal is a writer, musician, educator, columnist who has lived in Fredericksburg, TX since 1980. His articles appear in the Fredericksburg Standard, Kerrville Daily Times, and HeartBeat magazine.


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Photo Credit: Matt Ward

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