Established in 1873 as GH&SA Railroad (now part of Southern Pacific)
was moving west, town was named for Louis Schulenburg who donated land
for depot. Schulenburg is a German word meaning "school town." German-Czech
heritage is reflected in offerings of city's eating establishments.
Wolters Park, at the south end of Bohlmann Street, includes area for
picnicking, rest rooms and other recreational facilities. Also includes
Jacob Wolter's 1835 log cabin.
City lies along the Texas Pioneer Trail covering four country area;
noted for many historic buildings, homes, and historical markers. Chamber
of commerce at 101-B Kessler Ave. (US.77) has information and maps.
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PAINTED CHURCHES DRIVING TOUR - hand painted murals, frescoes and other
historic art offer much beauty and culture to the beholder. map and brochure
describes rural churches in Dubina, Ammannsille, Prah, St. John's and other
communities; available free from chamber of commerce. Tour is self guided'
docents available by appointment. Monday thru Saturday for groups of 15
SCHULENBURG HISTORICAL MUSEUM - exhibits depict life in early days of this
rural German-Czech community. Open Sunday 1 thru 4 p.m. At 631 North Main