Since its original printing in 1952, the publication of the Handbook of Texas has been funded by the contributions of folks like you. As an independent nonprofit, TSHA relies on your support to ensure we close our funding gap for the online Handbook to keep it a freely accessible resource to users worldwide. Please consider making a donation today to preserve the most comprehensive encyclopedic resource on Texas history. Donate Today »

NEW BREMEN, TX

Robert H. Thonhoff

NEW BREMEN, TEXAS. New Bremen, on Farm Road 626 five miles southwest of Karnes City in Karnes County, was a farming community settled around 1900 by people largely of German descent. It had two different schools, in which prior to World War I some of the instruction was in German. Nearby Germania Hall provided a place for dances and other social functions. During the 1940s New Bremen had two schools, a business, and a number of scattered dwellings. Only a cemetery and the shell of its last school remained in 1990.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Robert H. Thonhoff, History of Karnes County (M.A. thesis, Southwest Texas State College, 1963).

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.

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Handbook of Texas Online, Robert H. Thonhoff, "NEW BREMEN, TX," accessed July 20, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/HVNVW.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Get this week's most popular Handbook of Texas articles delivered straight to your inbox