Picture courtesy Garland Perry, "Historic Images of Boerne, Texas - 1982"

RECHENTHIN-WILKINSON HOUSE
439 Fabra Rd by Cem., Boerne
Library File #1
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

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