Fredericksburg is a historic city in the Gillespie County of Texas. Founded in 1846 and named after the former Prince of Prussia, the town flourished with the arrival of German immigrants to Texas, who referred to it as "Fritztown". Interestingly, Fredericksburg is famous in the country for Texas German, a dialect of the German language developed by the first German settlers. Owing to its fascinating bygone era, the city is sprinkled with many historic landmarks that now form its rich heritage. Some notable landmarks include the Pioneer Museum Complex, Fort Martin Scott, and Fredericksburg Historic District. Known for its peach farming, Fredericksburg also makes for a quaint getaway featuring farms, orchards, and wineries.