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H. D. Gruene Mansion
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
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The Henry Gruene Family Home decorated for Christmas in 2007
Location Gruene, Texas
Built 1872 (1872)
Built by Christian Herry
Architect H.D. Gruene
Architectural style Late Victorian
Part of Gruene Historic District (ID75001962)
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Designated CP April 21, 1975

The Henry Gruene Family Home is a Victorian-style house that was constructed in 1878. The Gruene Family Home, though not listed individually on the National Register of Historic Places, is a contributing property to Gruene Historic District, which was listed in 1974. Presently, the home operates as the Gruene Mansion Inn in the Gruene Community of New Braunfels, Texas. Deep in tradition, the mansion was one of the first buildings in Gruene, in 1872. The Gruene Mansion Inn began as H.D. Gruene's historic Eastlake Victorian home and cotton plantation. All current accommodations are century-old barns and homes restored to our own Victorian Rustic Elegance - A combination of antiques, fine fabrics, and handmade furniture. Every room has a unique character and offers details such as clawfoot tubs and deep pedestal sinks. Gruene Mansion Inn is listed as one of the top Inn's in the state of Texas.

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