Boerne in Kendall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Charles (Carl) Weyrich bought this lot in 1877, shortly after relocating from Gillespie County. Weyrich established himself as a tinsmith and married Sophia Beyer in 1878, commissioning this building around the same time. Weyrich’s business remained here until he divided the lot and sold the building in 1883. A series of businesses, mostly grocery stores, operated here for the next 37 years. The property was later a residence, an office and an art studio. The rectangular-plan vernacular rubble limestone building is one of the oldest commercial structures in Boerne. It features a stone parapet and paired double doors with raised, hood-shaped stone lintels and keystones on the primary façade.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2010
Erected 2010 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16468.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
Location. 29° 47.195′ N, 98° 43.752′ W. Marker is in Boerne, Texas, in Kendall County. Marker is on South Main Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 714 South Main Street, 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. St. Peter's Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Adolph Toepperwein (within shouting distance of this marker); Staffel Family and the Staffel Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Homesite of Albert Paul Kutzer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fabra Smokehouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); German Music in Boerne (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kendall County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kendall County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boerne.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.