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AMMANN-WALDECK HOUSE
126 Cottonwood, Boerne
Library File #77.2
OWNERS: Ammann, Gordon Waldeck ADDITION: Sunrise LOT: #5, 6 DATE: Style/Period: Bungalow
BUILDER: unknown CONSTRUCTED OF: White brick; 6 x 6 windows DESCRIPTION: One and 1/2 and 2 story bungalow type house; steep roof; porch across portion of front with 3 foot brick wall surrounding porch; wooden columns above the wall.

HISTORY: This house was the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ammann in the 1920's. Mrs. Ammann was a nurse who worked with Dr. Nooe. In doing so she opened her home to be used as a Birthing Hospital. Babies were delivered here and the mother and baby stayed in the nursing facility for nursing care afterward. In those days new mothers stayed in bed for ten days to two weeks after childbirth.

The house was renovated and remodelled extensively by Gordon Waldeck in the 1990's.

Source: Boerne Public Library files and Edgar Schwarz, Jr.

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