Comal County Historical Commission

The primary purpose of the Comal County Historical Commission shall be to initiate and conduct programs suggested by the Comal County Commissioners Court and the Texas Historical Commission for the preservation of the historical heritage of Comal County. This includes a continuing survey focusing on the retention, conservation and preservation of historical buildings and other historical sites, private collections of historical memorabilia, or other historical features within Comal County, and to report the information collected to the Comal County Commissioners Court and the Texas Historical Commission. This includes documentation of historic resources shall help promote a better understanding of the County’s cultural heritage. Other objectives include helping promote the aims and goals of the Texas Historical Commission in Comal County including support for the Commission’s Texas Historical Marker Program and National Register Program in Comal County; encouraging cooperation among various historic, heritage and conservation groups and those individuals interested in preserving Comal County’s historic resources; and encouraging interest and participation in preservation activities throughout Comal County by promoting the educational and economic benefits derived from the conservation of our cultural resources.

Press Releases: Wurstfest Marker, Sophienburg Hill MarkerWest End Park and Dance Hall Marker

The Fischer Historic District in Fischer, Comal County, was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) assisted in the nomination of this district in recognition of its importance to the history of Fischer and the State of Texas. Noted for its historical significance, the district joins other properties around the state with National Register status.


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Individual Properties, Descriptions, and Pictures
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Adam Becker Homestead

Agricultural Society of Fischer’s Store

Anhalt Halle and Germania Farmer Verein II

Arnold-Rauch-Brandt Homestead

August and Karoline Tolle House

August Dietz Cottage


Braschler House

Breustedt House

Breustedt Kitchen


Church Hill School

Comal County

Comal County C.S.A.

Comal Power Plant

Comal County Courthouse

Comal County Fair

Comal Settlement


Dr Theodor Koester Home


Early Settler's Home

Eggeling Hotel

Eiband & Fischer Store

Esser's Crossin

Erhardt Neuse House


Faust Hotel

Faust Street Bridge

Ferdinand Lindheimer House

First Patented Wire Fence

First Protestant Church

First United Methodist Church

Fischer Historic District

Fischer House

1902 Fischer Store


German Pioneers in Texas

Gruene Cotton Gin

Gruene Hall

Gruene Mansion


Gruene Mercantile

Gruene Mercantile-Original

Gruene, Texas

George Wilkins-Kendall Home

Guadalupe and the Comal, Junction of Two Important Rivers


Hermann Seele

Hinmann House

Holz - Forshage - Krueger Building


International & Great Northern Railroad


Johann & Gertruda Walzem House

Johann Michael Jahn

John F. Torrey Early Mill and Factory

Joseph Klein House

Joseph Scheel House

Kloepper Richard & Ella Sodke House


Landa Park

Louis Henne Company


Main Plaza Bandstand

Meriwether Milling

Mission Valley School


Natural Bridge Cavers

New Braunfels Cemetery

New Braunfels First Settlers-Near River Crossing

New Braunfels Herald

New Braunfels Woolen Mill Steam Laundry

New Braunfels, Texas

Marker 1964

Centennial Marker 1936

New Braunfels Schuetzen Verein

Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Mission


Old Carl W. Groos Home

Old Krause Building

Old Lex Homestead

Old New Braunfels High School

Old Schmidt Home

Old Scholl House

Original Site of Mountain Valley School


Pantermuehl House

Phoenix Saloon

Pioneer Home (GeueHouse)

Plumeyer Bakery Building


Riley's Tavern

Hunter Texas Marker

River Crossing Used by New Braunfels First Settlers


Saints Peter and Paul Church

Sattler Post Office

Sattler, Texas

Schoenthal School

Site of New Braunfels Academy

Site of Old Schmitz Hotel

Slumber Falls

Sophienburg Hill Marker

Specht's Crossing

Spring Branch Post Office

Stephen Klein Home

Startzville Marker


Telegraph Office/Station Marker and Narrative

The Grotto- Saint Peter & Paul Catholic Church

The Hofheinz House

The Moeller House

The Voight House

The Wilhelm Weidner Homestead


Waisenhaus (Orphanage)

Walzem Chapel

West End Park and Dance Hall Marker

Windwehen Home

Wurstfest Marker


Zions Kirche

     
     
     

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