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Kendall County Jail
208 E. San Antonio Street, Boerne, Tx
Library File #31
OWNERS: Kendall County LOCATION: No designated subdivision nor lot # DATE:c1884 Style/Period: Rock Block
BUILDER: Unknown CONSTRUCTED OF: Native Limestone Rock; flat roof; barred DESCRIPTION:Two story, rock building. Almost square, no porches nor extending portions.

HISTORY:This building is known to be used as a jail facility as early as 1870 as the Commissioners court minutes indicate that there was a jail when they discuss window repair, the white-washing, and the care of prisoners by Sheriff Stendebach. The building was vacated as a jail in 1986 when a new facility was built off of Adler Road.

This old building was renovated and used as county offices.

Source: Boerne Public Library files.

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