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Comfort in Kendall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

1907 Comfort State Bank Building

 
 
1907 Comfort State Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, July 6, 2020
1. 1907 Comfort State Bank Building Marker
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Constructed in 1907 for Alex Brinkmann, this building housed the Comfort State Bank until 1960. Local stonemason Richard Doebbler is credited with the hand-cut stone craftsmanship of the structure. The Comfort Public Library was located here from 1961 to 1982, features of the modified Richardsonian Romanesque building include polished red granite columns, a round-headed window, a corner entrance, and a blind arcade in the tower.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

Given by Albert Faltin to the community of Comfort in 1960. Entered in the National Register of Historic Places - 1979
 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 29.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 29° 58.035′ N, 98° 54.478′ W. Marker is in Comfort, Texas, in Kendall County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and 7th Street, on the left when traveling east on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Comfort TX 78013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
1907 Comfort State Bank Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, July 6, 2020
2. 1907 Comfort State Bank Building and Marker
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of this marker. Arno Schwethelm Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ingenhuett-Faust Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Karger Building (about 400 feet away); Ingenhuett-Karger Saloon (about 400 feet away); Otto Brinkmann House (about 500 feet away); The Founding Freethinkers (about 500 feet away); The Gass Schmiede (about 600 feet away); August Faltin Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Comfort.
 
Also see . . .  Hill Country History. (Submitted on September 9, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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