schulenburg

My Hometown: Mayor Elaine Kocian Steps Up for Schulenburg

July 31, 2019 | By Lauren Jones

Located at the intersection of Interstate 10 and US 77, Schulenburg may be best known as a reliable stop for a kolache fix. But with its roots in German and Czech settlement, this little town offers outsized cultural attractions, including spectacular painted churches, the Texas Polka Music Museum, and the Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum. Schulenburg was incorporated as a railroad town in 1875, and the arrival of a Carnation Milk condensing plant put the town on the map in 1929.

Daytripper: Schulenburg

January 12, 2016 | By Chet Garner

In the 1800s, European settlers flocked to Texas, with many Germans and Czechs putting down roots in the vast expanse between Houston and San Antonio.

Stanzel Brothers Legacy

November 20, 2009 | By Danté Dominick

Long before a renovated dance hall and tours of painted churches put Schulenburg on the map, the name was printed on thousands of boxes of Stanzel Company model-airplane kits that were shipped to kids from Maine to California.

And the Dance Goes On

October 12, 2009 | By Danté Dominick

It’s easy to believe the rolling countryside around Schulenburg doesn’t look a whole lot different than it did in horse-and-buggy days.

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