Mark your calendar! The Autumn Affair is Tuesday, November 20. Everyone is invited to attend at 6 pm at St. John Church in Boerne. Enjoy seeing old friends, meeting new ones, sharing delicious refreshments, and meet the author of True Gray as he introduces his new book.
On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 6 pm, BAHPS will host its annual Autumn Affair at St. John Lutheran Church in Boerne. Our guest speaker will be James Albert Earl IV of Boerne. He will speak about his latest book, True Gray. Generous refreshments will be served. Officers for the 2019 year will be announced … Continue reading Autumn Affair 2018
The Autumn Affair of 2018 will feature author Jim Earl of Boerne as he discusses his new book. A writer, musician, and builder of things, he was born James Albert Earl IV to Bettye Chilcote of Amarillo and fighter pilot James A. Earl III of San Antonio. Jim was raised in the usual Air Force … Continue reading Jim Earl is guest speaker at Autumn Affair on November 20!
On August 10, 2018, the Boerne area lost a loyal and dear honorary member of The Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society. Thomas (Tom) Clayborne Frost passed away at the age of 90. Born in San Antonio on October 29, 1927, to Thomas Clayborne Frost and Ilse Herff Frost, Tom was the president and CEO of … Continue reading In Memoriam: Tom Frost
On Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, Christopher (Chris) Alan Hard passed away in an horrific traffic crash on IH-10 near Boerne. Only 26 years old, he was engaged to be married to Sarah Morrison of Boerne on March 30, 2019. Sarah is the daughter of Paul Morrison of Morrison Veterinary Clinic in Boerne and granddaughter of … Continue reading In Memoriam: Chris Hard
On November 14, Martha Hawkins and Dolores Holman directed the decorating of the Kuhlmann-King house on Historic Hill in Boerne for the Christmas holiday. Decor includes strings of lights and a beautiful, new Christmas wreath for the main door. The wreath was handmade and donated by Sue Martin of Boerne. The wreath features a birdhouse … Continue reading Christmas is Coming to Kuhlmann-King
Your Board of Directors has been discussing the importance and the need for two-way communication between the Board and the membership. As an historical group, we like all things old, but the day of picking up the receiver from the old crank wall telephone to ask a neighbor to get off the line is long … Continue reading Communications Alternative
On November 1, 2018, five classes of third grade students from Curington Elementary School in Boerne visited the Kuhlmann-King complex as part of their history studies. The group of almost 150 students toured all three historical buildings on Historic Hill, as they rotated from one building to the next. Martha Hawkins, the Historical Complex Director, … Continue reading Annual Third Grade Tours Again
BAHPS is pleased that 2018 has seen an uptick in people responding to tours of the three buildings on Historic Hill in Boerne. The increase in traffic and the number of tours for which we have received requests have illustrated a need for additional volunteers to host the tours at the houses. All docents are … Continue reading Now Seeking Docents for Historic Hill
The City of Boerne has declared November 10, 2018, as Bettie Edmonds History Day. The announcement was made at the regular Tuesday, October 23 meeting of the Boerne City Council. The day features a self-guided tour of ten buildings that Bettie Edmonds sketched. Col. Bettie Edmonds has made extensive contributions to the community including: securing … Continue reading Colonel Bettie Edmonds History Day