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Kerrville in Kerr County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Schreiner Wool Warehouse

Lehmann's Store

 
 
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By James Hulse, December 5, 2020
1. Schreiner Wool Warehouse Marker
Inscription.  

The wall before you is all that remains of the Schreiner wool warehouse and Lehmann's store. The warehouse was built in 1894 by Captain Charles Schreiner and the building was sold to Gus Lehmann in 1937. Removing the front six feet, Gus Lehmann converted the building into a modern store.

Gus Lehmann was a civic leader later becoming Mayor of Kerrville. The building was in use as a store until it was sold by the Lehmann family to the Peterson hospital for expansion.

When the building was torn down, only this wall remained, which was a party wall between Lehmann's store and the Schreiner dress shop.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 30° 2.764′ N, 99° 8.458′ W. Marker is in Kerrville, Texas, in Kerr County. Marker is on Water Street 0.1 miles north of Earl Garrett Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located on the northwest corner of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 720 Water Street, Kerrville TX 78028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boeckmann Recreation Hall (1909) (within shouting distance
The Schreiner Wool Warehouse Marker is located on the corner column. image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, December 5, 2020
2. The Schreiner Wool Warehouse Marker is located on the corner column.
of this marker); The Favorite Saloon Building (1874) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Schreiner Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pampell Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Floyd A. Cailloux (within shouting distance of this marker); Sid Peterson (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Charles Schreiner (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kerrville.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Schreiner - TexasEscapes.com. (Submitted on December 13, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 28 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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