The oldest building in town, it is still used for community functions. The Texas historical marker signifies the building's age of more than 100 years old.
It was consecrated in 1895 when the first death occurred in the colony. Many headstones in the family plots bear names going back four generations. Guide maps are available at the museum.
When the original building was destroyed by a 1945 hurricane, the community bought the chapel from the deactivated Camp Hulen training base in Palacios and moved it to Danevang. Some furnishings from the original building were salvaged and are used in the church.
A museum complex includes the following exhibits: Pioneer Home , built in 1898, was moved from its original farm site to the complex and restored to its original floor plan. The furniture and appliances recall life in Danevang from the 1890s through World War I. Open 1–4 p.m. Tue.–Sun. or by appo...
is an "on the farm" museum that houses the private collection of Harold and Ella Hansen. It was donated to the society and moved to the current site in 1993. Many artifacts donated to the society also are on display.
built in 1898, was moved from its original farm site to the complex and restored to its original floor plan. The furniture and appliances recall life in Danevang from the 1890s through World War I. Open 1–4 p.m. Tue.–Sun. or by appointment for groups
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