Comfort in Kendall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The older section of this hotel, with jig-cut brackets and balustrade, was built in 1880. Additional facilities were constructed in 1894, seven years after the coming of the railroad to Comfort. Both sections of the inn were designed by Alfred Giles of San Antonio. Members of the Peter Ingenhuett family operated the hotel until about 1903, it was owned and managed by Louis and Matilda Faust from 1909 until 1946.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1985
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2646.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 29° 57.996′ N, 98° 54.438′ W. Marker is in Comfort, Texas, in Kendall County. Marker is on High Street 0.1 miles west of 8th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 717 High Stre9, Comfort TX 78013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Karger Building (a few steps from this marker); Ingenhuett-Karger Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Arno Schwethelm BuildingThe Founding Freethinkers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gass Schmiede (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1907 Comfort State Bank Building (about 300 feet away); Hermann and Antoine Ingenhuett Homestead (about 400 feet away); Comfort Post Office (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Comfort.
Also see . . . Comfort Heritage Foundation. (Submitted on September 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.