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421 Eighth Street, Comfort
Library file #047
OWNERS: Ingenhuett family, Dr. Roy Perkins DATE: 1895 Style/Period: Victorian
BUILDER: Bruno Schott CONSTRUCTED OF: Native Limestone Rock DESCRIPTION:One story "H" shaped native limestone quarried locally.

HISTORY: Young Paul Ingenhuett, born 1868 on this block, succeeded his father, Peter Joseph in the mercantile business. Soon Paul expanded into farming, sheep and cattle ranching. He also helped found Comfort State Bank. In 1891 he married Ida Emma Sophie Flach and they had four children. After noted architect, Alfred Giles, designed several Comfort buildings, the Ingenhuetts employed him in 1897 to draw plans for this home. The limestone was quarried on family property. In 1979 it received designation as Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.

Source: Boerne Public Library files.

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