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Ort`s Saloon Beer Truck - 1900 1900 - in/near Boerne

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Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)  
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Ort`s Saloon Beer Truck - 1900


Ort`s Saloon Beer Truck - 1900

Chat with Col. Bettie Edmonds - Oct 2013


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Clara Moehring - Comfort's photographer (1908-1920) 1908 - in/near Comfort

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Clara Moehring - Comfort's photographer (1908-1920)


Miss Clara Moehring, Comfort's female photographer, who operated her photography studio from 1908-1920.



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Holy Angels Academy Catholic School 1896 - in/near Boerne

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Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)

Holy Angels Academy Catholic School


The early German residents of Boerne would have their children first attend a local Catholic school for one or two years to be trained to learn about their religion. Holy Angels Academy began it's schooling in 1899. The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word began the schools and also the medical facilities (sanitariums) in the Boerne area. This building was torn down in 1930.




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Karger Farm - 1894 - Comfort 1894 - in/near Comfort

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Karger Farm - 1894 - Comfort


The Paul and Dora Karger Farm in 1894. The large irrigation tank was built to irrigate this early commercial produce farm. Produce was taken to the Mexican Market in San Antonio to sell to the highest bidder. George Karger is on the framed structure, left to right, Dora, Paul, Betty, Elspeth and Alfred Karger.



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The Boerne Opera House 1888 - in/near Boerne

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Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)

The Boerne Opera House


Built in 1888 with opera being the popular entertainment of the times. As vaudeville (comedic acts, song and dance/burlesque) became popular the Opera House became a vaudeville stage and was renamed the Plaza Theatre. As the "talkie" pictures became popular vaudeville faded and the Opera House became a movie theater. In 1966 the Opera House was torn down and the Ebner Pharmacy built their shop there. This photo (1910) shows the Boerne Gesang Verein singing club - that was begun to compliment the Boerne German band.




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