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The beginnings of Comfort - Event in/near Comfort

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The beginnings of Comfort


The town was laid out by Ernst Hermann Altgelt along the banks of the Cypress Creek above its confluence with the Guadalupe River. Freemasons, freethinkers, and political activists from Bettina and Sisterdale settled the area. The town was a center of Union sentiment during the Civil War and lost many young men at the battle of the Nueces in 1862.

Hygieostatic Bat Roost
Treue Der Union (Loyalty to the Union) / Comfort Community Church
Treue der Union
1907 Comfort State Bank BuildingComfort Community Theatre / Arno Schwethelm Building
Freidenker (Nineteenth Century Freethinkers)Otto Brinkmann House / Ludwig Hein Home / Karger Building / Ingenhuett-Karger Saloon
Faltin Homestead / August Faltin BuildingThe Gass Schmiede / Paul Ingenhuett Home / Hermann and Antoine Ingenhuett HomesteadPeter Joseph Ingenhuett HomesteadIngenhuett-Faust Hotel / Comfort Post Office
Hanisch HouseMeyer Hotel Complex

Comfort Little Theatre Donation ------ - in/near Comfort

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Comfort Little Theatre Donation


Thank You for the Nice Donation given by the Comfort Little Theatre. Their shows are always the last weekend in April and the First weekend in May in Waring Texas.



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Rudolph Allerkamp Store being built 1908 Comfort 1908-- - in/near Comfort

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Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Esther Wiedenfeld

Rudolph Allerkamp Store being built 1908 Comfort


Rudolph Allerkamp Store being built 1908-1909 - In picture left to right, unknown, unknown, Richard Schladoer, Eddy Allerkamp, Henry Allerkamp, Richard Doebbler, Rudolph Allerkamp - building the Allerkamp Store on High St., in Comfort.



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Comfort's Founding - 50th Anniversary 1900 - in/near Comfort

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Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)

Comfort's Founding - 50th Anniversary


1900 - 50th Anniversary of Comfort's Founding



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Comfort Street Scene -- - in/near Comfort

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Comfort Street Scene


7th and Main



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CPL & CHF Working Together ---- - in/near Comfort

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Photo Credit: Diane Potter

CPL & CHF Working Together


The Comfort Public Library and the Comfort Heritage Foundation sponsor ancestry.com at the library computers. Joint efforts are what makes Comfort special.



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Meyer Hotel -- - in/near Comfort

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Meyer Hotel


High Street



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Clara Moehring - Comfort 1908-08-13 - in/near Comfort

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Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Anne Stewart

Clara Moehring - Comfort


Miss Clara Moehring, Comfort`s female photographer, who operated her photography studio from 1908-1920.




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First Apartments in Comfort -- - in/near Comfort

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First Apartments in Comfort


Apartments built by Alex Brinkman on High Street



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Texas Historical Markers in/near Comfort

1907 Comfort State Bank Building - Marker in/near Comfort


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Arno Schwethelm Building - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Col. Bettie Edmonds



August Faltin Building - Marker in/near Comfort



Brownsboro Cemetery - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Natalie Morgan



Comfort Community Church - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Comfort Community Theatre - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Comfort Post Office - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Faltin Homestead - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



Ferdinand Hohenberger Farmstead - Marker in/near Comfort



Freidenker (Nineteenth Century Freethinkers) - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Hanisch House - Marker in/near Comfort



Hermann and Antoine Ingenhuett Homestead - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Hygieostatic Bat Roost - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



Idlewilde Lodge - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: U.S. Army



Ingenhuett-Faust Hotel - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



Ingenhuett-Karger Saloon - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Karger Building - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Ludwig Hein Home - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Meyer Hotel Complex - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



Otto Brinkmann House - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



Paul Ingenhuett Home - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Col. Bettie Edmonds



Peter Joseph Ingenhuett Homestead - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Bryden Moon



Rice Home - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Col. Bettie Edmonds



Stieler Ranch House - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



The Gass Schmiede - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



Treue Der Union (Loyalty to the Union) - Marker in/near Comfort


Photo Credit: Dietert Historical Archives -
Patrick Heath Public Library (Boerne)



Tunnel of the Fredericksburg & Northern Railway - Marker in/near Comfort