One of over 200 historical markers on the island, this marker is about the Trube Home a Danish castle-inspired home designed by architect Alfred Muller. The marker was erected in 1965 by the Texas Historical Commission.
“This Danish castle-inspired home was built in 1890 by John Clement Trube, who came in his youth from Kiel, Denmark. His architect was Alfred Muller. A successful businessman, trube married Veronica Durst, an heir of early Texan Peter Durst; Family had nine children. “Castle” has withstood many gulf storms: Is still owned and occupied by members of Trube family. Solid brick structure has Belgian cement finish.”
“Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965”