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Etaerio Club (Judge John C. Stiehl House)

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Judge John C. Stiehl House
c. 1852. 159 E. Fannin St.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

This one-story, fachwerk house is constructed of handmade brick and hewn cedar timbers, held together with wooden pegs. Judge Stiehl, the first German-born Fayette County judge, lived here with his family until they sold the house to the local literary society. The building is still used as a meeting place for local clubs.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Etaerio Club (Judge John C. Stiehl House)", [La Grange, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 87-87.

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