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Fenster inst Wurstfest Fenster inst Wurstfest (see "A" on map below)
The Windows into Wurstfest mural pays homage to the 10 days of the ultimate salute to sausage, beer and music. Our 5th mural, painted by local artist Brent McCarthy, provides a glimpse into the fun, food and festivities during this once a year German tradition. It is located on Elizabeth Avenue near one of the Wurstfest entrances and was dedicated on October 18, 2010, Wustfest’s 50th year celebration.
Lure of the Springs Lure of the Springs (see "B" on map below)
Our third mural, overlooking the pristine waters of the Comal River, is Lure of the Springs. This mural chronicles the history and eternal beauty of the Comal springs and river from prehistoric times to the development of Landa Industries. Also painted by Clinton Baermann, it was dedicated on October 8, 2004 and is located on the Parks and Recreation building at the entrance of Landa Park.
Father of Texas Botany Lindheimer - Father of Texas Botany (see "C" on map below)
The Lindheimer mural, featuring the Father of Texas Botany, was painted by San Antonio mural artist, Alex Brochon. The mural was dedicated on May 21, 2001 in celebration of Lindheimer’s 200th birthday and to honor his botanical achievements with well over 50 plants bearing his name as well as starting the community’s first German newspaper, that, although in English, still exists today. It is located at 165 S. Seguin Avenue, one half block from the main plaza.
The Soul of New Braunfels Hermann Seele - The Soul of New Braunfels (see "D" on map below)
Hermann Seele, the Soul of New Braunfels, was selected due to his diverse contribution to the community as well as being the colony’s first teacher in 1845. Located on the building at 146 North Castell Avenue, this mural depicts Seele’s life in five tiled panels. Original paintings were first created by Brent McCarthy, scanned and enlarged over 300% by Dan Tharp, transferred onto 8X8 inch bisque tiles, kiln fired three times at 1800 degrees and installed by Kevin Acker. This mural was dedicated on October 28, 2012.
City of a Prince City of a Prince (see "E" on map below)
Our first mural, City of a Prince, portrays the founding of New Braunfels and was dedicated on March 21, 1999 commemorating the arrival of the settlers in 1845. It is painted by Texas Senate honored muralist and historian Clinton Baermann and is located on the building at the corner of West San Antonio Street and Castell Avenue, one block from the main plaza.
Spass und Gemutlichkeit Spass und Gemutlichkeit (see "F" on map below)
Food, fun and festivity is celebrated in the Spass and Gemutlichkeit mural painted by local artist, Brent McCarthy. It pays tribute to the beloved Krause’s Cafe, a locals gathering place for over 60 years, as well as New Braunfels’ rich tradition of sausage, bread, beer and wine. Dedicated on April 19, 2007, it is located on Krause Strasse, next to the City of a Prince mural.
Prince Carl Bronze

Prince Carl Bronze (see "G" on map below)
Born July 27, 1812, Prince Carl of Solms Braunfels, was a German prince, a military officer and served as commissioner general of the first colony that the society, known as the Adlesverein, established in Texas.

He arrived on Texas soil on July 1, 1844 and purchased 1,265 acres on the Guadalupe River, including the Comal Spring, where he established the colony of New Braunfels, Texas on March 21, 1845. The life-sized bronze statue was created by local artist Paul Tadlock and dedicated on Prince Carl’s 200th birthday on July 27, 2012 and stands guard in front of the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center located at 390 South Seguin Avenue.

The Legacy of Our Journey

The Legacy of Our Journey (see "H" on map below)
The Mexican American painted mural is a timeline honoring Hispanic heritage from 1600 to 1845. The mural was created by mural artist Alex Rubio of San Antonio Blue Star Contemporary, along with his art students and dedicated on Thursday, May 3 , 2018 at the mural wall of Comal Flower Shop at 337 Main Plaza. The painted mural tells the story of many important contributions that our Hispanic heritage has provided our city.

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As we grow to meet the needs of an everexpanding community, HOAM has an expansive vision for "what's next."

HOAM/NB, Inc. depends on private financial contributions, in-kind donation and volunteerism to continue our concept of "Highlighting History and Honoring Heritage!"

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New Braunfels, Texas 78131-1805