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

Ye Kendall Inn

 
 
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By James Hulse, April 26, 2021
1. Ye Kendall Inn Marker
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The center section of this vernacular Greek Revival structure was built in 1859 as a home for Erastus and Sarah Reed, who had come to Boerne from Georgia. Under later occupants, the home often served as lodging for those traveling through the area. In 1878 owners C.J. Roundtree and W.L. Wadsworth expanded the building, which they named the Boerne Hotel, to accommodate visitors attracted to the area by its healthful climate. A later owner, Dr. H.J. Barnitz, adopted the name "Ye Kendall Inn" in 1909. The inn features a 2-story gallery and a wide symmetrical facade.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962
 
Erected 1962 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5925.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 29° 47.646′ N, 98° 44.003′ W. Marker is in Boerne, Texas, in Kendall County. Marker is on West Blanco Road 0.1 miles west of North Main Street (Business U.S. 87), on the right when traveling
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By James Hulse, April 26, 2021
2. The Kendall Inn and Marker
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west. The marker is located near the front entrance on the east side of the Kendall Inn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 West Blanco Road, Boerne TX 78006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ye Kendall Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); German Music in Boerne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Dienger Building (about 400 feet away); Fabra Smokehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kendall County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kendall County (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Helena's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boerne.
 
The view of the Kendall Inn and marker from the road image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, April 26, 2021
3. The view of the Kendall Inn and marker from the road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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