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.
News Release: Two Comal County properties were recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places: The Pape-Borchers Homestead and the Mission Valley School and Teacherage. These designations were made possible by a Certified Local Government (CLG) grant between the Texas Historical Commission and the Comal County Historical Commission with funding by the Comal County Commissioners Court and the Texas Historical Commission.
|Great Information and Picture Links|
|Individual Properties, Descriptions, and Pictures:
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|Texas Historical Commission|
|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