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The Painted Churches of Schulenburg
The Painted Churches of Schulenburg presented by Terri Wagner of the Schulenberg Chamber of Commerce The Painted Churches are a group of historic churches known for their vibrant and intricate interior frescoes and decorative art. These churches were built by European immigrants, particularly Czech and German communities, who settled in Texas in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The immigrants brought with them a rich tradition of religious art and architecture, and they adorned the interiors of their churches with colorful paintings and elaborate decorations. The purpose of these painted churches was not only to serve as places of worship but also to create a sense of beauty and reverence within the community. The Painted Churches are located in the communities of Dubina, High Hill, Praha, and Ammannsville. They appear unassuming as you approach them, but as you enter the front doors prepare to have your breath taken away by the incredible beauty found inside. To book a Tour of the Painted Churches or for more information, please call (979) 743-4514 or visit https://www.schulenburgchamber.org/painted-churches-tour. ------------------------------- Texas Talks is made possible in part from a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.