The printing, stuffing envelopes, buying stamps, and mailing that BAHPS normally does to distribute The Mountain Laurel Newsletter is hampered by the Covid-19 social distancing and closings. The Spring 2020 newsletter is being delivered to all members who have provided an e-mail address.
The Historic Hill signage posted on Blanco Road in downtown Boerne is being refurbished by Paul Holekamp of Circle H Signs in Boerne. Updating and new paint should be complete by the middle of May. They are the company that originally made our beautiful sign which we have enjoyed for a few decades
Julie Gossell, the Director of Historic Hill, has undertaken a thorough cleaning of all three historic buildings in the complex. She has had help from a few volunteers in the several months she has been working. In addition to a good cleaning, she and daughter Wendy are reviewing, correcting, and verifying the inventory of items … Continue reading Historic Hill gets a spring cleaning
The election held in November, 2019, saw a new treasurer on the ballot different from what has been the nominee for many, many years. Our dear friend, Louise Davis, asked not to be nominated as a candidate for office. She served the Society for several decades, energetically and enthusiastically. As president, I can personally attest … Continue reading In Appreciation Of…
The new BAHPS travelling outreach program is off to a successful start. All but one of the district's elementary schools had participated this past Fall. We look forward to visiting with schools in the coming year, once they are back in full swing and are accommodating visitors once again.
Photo of Boerne's Main Street 1890-1900 The annual Spring Fling will not be held this year due to active Covid-19 in Kendall County. We will resume public gatherings when it is appropriate.
To contact BAHPS with inquiries about visiting Historic Hill, the home of the Henry J. Graham building, the Kuhlmann-King house, and the Pioneer Kitchen either: (1) email <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2) call: (210) 275-8301 (3) visit the web site: <www.bahps.com>
The Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society reaches its 50th anniversary on June 9, 2020. Plans to celebrate have been indefinitely postponed pending the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Historic Hill Complex featuring the Kuhlmann-King House, the Kitchen, and the Henry Graham Building are open for public tours each second Saturday of the month from February through November.
When making your final arrangements, will you consider requesting that a special gift tribute in your honor be donated to the Boerne Area Historical Society in lieu of flowers being sent to the funeral home? Continue your legacy of helping us in supporting the culture and architecture of your life in the Boerne area.