OWNERS: Kendalia community LOCATION:Kendalia, Kendall County, TX DATE:c1886 Style/Period: country church
BUILDER: Kendalia Methodist Church CONSTRUCTED OF: Wood; tin roof; 6 x 6 windows DESCRIPTION:One room, frame church with steep roof; one entry door.

HISTORY: In 1882 the editor of Boerne's newspaper Union Land Register, Carl Gustav Vogel and his wife, Ettie, bought about five hundred acres of land in this area from the Sexton family. [ The land is part of the town of Kendalia plat made for the Vogel's by D. W. Grady who was the Kendall County Surveyor.] After Kendalia Methodist Episcopal Church, South organized in 1886, the Vogel's deeded this site to the congregation. Community residents built this meeting house. The fellowship merged with the First Methodist Church of Boerne in 1966. A new congregation, "Kendalia Community Church", acquired this building and continues to serve the area.

The church was designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1979.

Source: Boerne Public Library files; sketches courtesy of Col. Bettie Edmonds.

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