Join BAHPS for the Spring Fling for a History of the Early Texas Rangers Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm St. John Lutheran Church, Family Life Center Boerne, TX 78006 Speaker—Doug Dukes Museum Laureate Refreshments/Door Prizes In his 28-year career with the Austin, Texas, Police Department, Lieutenant Doug Dukes has worked with the Texas Rangers … Continue reading The Old West Rides Again!
This past November, Delores Holman, a beautiful and talented member of BAHPS, took a road trip to visit her school classmate from years before in Boerne, Ikey Peter and her husband, Edward in Fredericksburg, TX. While there, Delores shared a copy of "Boerne, the History of Our Town", one of BAHPS' signature publications. A couple … Continue reading Discovering Grandfather in an Old Photo
One Friday afternoon an unexpected call from Austin, TX, came to us in Boerne. Mrs. Jean Sutherland was sorting through family pictures and found an old photo of her late husband's great uncle and his wife. That photo was a previously unknown picture of the well-known William Kuhlmann and his wife, Marie of early pioneer … Continue reading Coming Home Again at the Kuhlmann-King House
In honor of the 100 years passing since the death of Anton Wilhelm Christian or William Kuhlmann, the Boerne Area Historical Society will open the doors of the Kuhlmann-King House and Kitchen on Historic Hill in Boerne, TX, for a look inside the life of early pioneers in Texas on February 10, 2018 from 12 … Continue reading Looking Back 100 Years to Lost Sweethearts
One event which BAHPS enjoys each year is the tour of the Historical Complex on the hill with the students of Grade 3 from our local schools. This past December, we received not only the 84 students we had previously booked from Curington Elementary School, but also more students from Kendall Elementary School. We conducted … Continue reading Students Time Travel to the Past
August 17, 1917 - November 23, 2017 Barbee Winn was 100 years old at her death. She lived a vibrant and full life involved in business, physical fitness, horses, shooting, cooking, and sewing. Born in Arlington, TX, she moved to San Antonio to teach after receiving her degree from The University of Texas in Austin … Continue reading Barbee Taylor Winn
October 19, 1941 - November 15, 2017 Nancy, born in Memphis, TN, lived in the Boerne area since 1961. She had married Arthur Vadnais Jr. of Comfort, TX, in 1963 and had three children. She enjoyed six grandchildren and a great-grandson. Although she worked outside the home in earlier years, she volunteered in numerous organizations … Continue reading Nancy Ann Vadnais
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.
By vote of a quorum of the board on July 19, 2017, Peggy Cuny was installed as the new president. All other officers and directors from 2016 will continue graciously to serve. President Peggy Cuny Vice-President Barbara Phillip Treasurer Louise Davis Secretary Nancy Sultenfuss Directors At Large Esther Harllee, Delores Holman, … Continue reading Board’s Message
The Boerne Historical Landmark Commission approved the renovation and addition to the historic Richter Family garage at 153 S. Main. The addition will be a two-story structure on the back of the existing building including a replica of the Richter Garage water tower. The interior remodel includes tin ceilings and open rafters reminiscent of nineteenth … Continue reading Community Changes