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Kendall County Courthouse, 204 East San Antonio Street, Boerne, Kendall County, TX



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Location
204 East San Antonio Street, Boerne, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TX-3443
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N804).
Building/structure dates: 1869 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1886 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1909 subsequent work
0.2002
Significance: Located in the southern region of the Texas Hill Country, the County of Kendall was established in 1862, with the city of Boerne as its seat. In August of 1869, Kendall County commissioners appointed Philip Zoeller to design the county's first courthouse. Construction began in late 1869, with J.F. Stendbach as the general contractor. The courthouse was to be 50 feet by 32 feet, with 18-inch think masonry walls and one story high. By July of 1870 Kendall County's first courthouse was completed. Sixteen years later it was determined that the courthouse was undersized for the functions it needed to perform...

Subjects
Stone Buildings (freestone)
Courthouses
Law & Legal Affairs


Related Names
Zoeller, Philip
Stendebach, J. F.
Buckel, Charles
Giles, Alfred
Clemens, E. H.
Boone, Landon Wade, Delineator
Valenciano, Antonio R., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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