Picture courtesy Garland Perry, "Historic Images of Boerne, Texas - 1982"
|ID# 14487||ORIGINAL USE: Home/2 room schoolhouse||PRESENT USE: Home||CURRENT OWNER: Carl and Myra Wilkinson|
|OWNERS: Carl and Anna Rechenthin, Perry, McGinley, Classen, Bedgood||LOCATION: Survey 177A Lockmar; Block 400; Lot # 9||DATE: c1872 Style/Period: Early Cabin - German||HISTORICAL DESIGNATION: None- Eligible|
|BUILDERS:Rechenthin||CONSTRUCTED OF: Logs/Native rock; shingle roof; handmade windows||CONDITION: Good. Altered several times||DESCRIPTION: Eight rooms-2 baths-library-dining room-kitchen utility room-some rooms small-some stucco & clapboard on additions-cedar fence on large lot giving ranch effect..|
HISTORY: Rechenthin family were pioneer settlers. The house was started as a cedar log cabin, then rooms and porches were added. The original use of the building was a two room schoolhouse. Six Rechenthin children were born in this house.
Source: Files in Boerne Public Library - December 2007