Scenes from today at the Kuhlmann-King with the Cibolo Creek Quilters Guild. We are back open on April 10th with music and fun and chicken poop bingo! Our hours are always noon to 3 PM.
Today was so great! We had many beautiful and amazing quilts hanging on our walls, thanks to the Cibolo Creek Quilters Guild. They had lovely volunteers out showcasing their skills and knowledge. Don’t worry if you missed this day. This coming March 27th (12-3pm) we will be set up again for our quilting event. HopeContinue reading “Beautiful Quilts on our Walls”
A baby’s quilt from the museum’s collection will be on display along with many other vibrant quilts in all 3 of our buildings. Agnes Evelyn Cole was born on February 17th, 1898. Visit us and our March exhibit, The Art of Quilt Making, this Saturday, March 13th, and March 27th from noon to 3 PM.Continue reading “Vintage Quilt”
This is why we work hard to preserve Boerne history! We were delighted to have a 2nd Boerne ISD Elementary, Curington, tour the Kuhlmann King yesterday. We give educational tours to any and all student or youth groups upon request. Contact us for more information.
We had a blast with the third grade students from Herff Elementary today! The students were enthusiastic learners of Boerne history. We give educational tours to any and all student or youth groups upon request. Contact us for more information.
The path that our Graham Building took to get to us.
William Kuhlmann immigrated from Germany to Boerne in the early 1880’s. He built what is now known as the Kuhlmann-King house in the hopes to convince his childhood sweetheart to join him, and it worked! They lived together in the house for only a short time before the untimely and tragic death of his belovedContinue reading “The Kuhlmann Car”
Taking a bath or shower today is no big deal, but back in the 1880’s it required planning and muscle. Tubs during this time were metal, anchored in a coffin-like box. Tubs were located in the kitchen to be close to the source of hot water, the wood stove. Water would have to be carriedContinue reading “Bathing in the 1880’s”
Here’s a sweet note written by Joseph Dienger back in 1881. He is one of the subjects of our Boerne ghost stories event. He was a hardworking business man in his day but seemingly hasn’t been able to hang up his hat just yet.
Did you know that the Ebensberger (now Ebensberger-Fisher) Funeral Home is the oldest, continuous business in Boerne? Our display (graciously donated by the Ebensberger family) is currently being revamped. In the meantime here’s some interesting facts on the history of funeral homes and the role of the mortician. Until the mid-1800s, families took care ofContinue reading “The Ebensberger Mortuary Exhibit”