- Get Involved
WANDERER'S RETREAT. Wanderer's Retreat, on the old New Braunfels-Seguin road in northwestern Guadalupe County, was the estate of Jacob De Cordova, who surveyed the eleven-league grant of Antonio Esnaurrizar, cut the lands into several hundred farms, and superintended their sale. The estate supposedly received the name Wanderer's Retreat because De Cordova welcomed adventurers, many of whom stayed on as cowboys.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Willie Mae Weinert, An Authentic History of Guadalupe County (Seguin, Texas: Seguin Enterprise, 1951; rpt. 1976).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Oscar Haas, "WANDERER'S RETREAT," accessed May 19, 2019, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/acw02.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.