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: The NB Firestation was recently placed on the National Register of Historic Places
The New Braunfels 1918 Fire Station, located at 131 S. Hill Avenue, has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program administered in Texas by the Texas Historical Commission (THC) in coordination with the National Park Service. Listing in the National Register provides national recognition of a property's historical and/or architectural significance and denotes that it is worthy of preservation. The designation was made possible through a Certified Local Government (CLG) grant between the THC and Comal County. A dedication is being planned and will be announced at a later date.
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|Historic Photos - Construction of Canyon Dam||Historic Cemeteries of Comal County|
|Courthouse Restoration Newsletter||El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail|
|Individual Properties, Descriptions, and Pictures|
Centennial Marker 1936
Riley's Tavern (Registration Data)
Hunter Texas Marker
The Wilhelm Weidner Homestead