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Kendall Inn

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1859; 1879 wings. 128 W. Blanco Rd.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

The most striking feature of the inn is its extraordinarily long 160-foot facade, completely shaded by a two-story Greek Revival porch. The stonework of the inn is also impressive, especially the original central block where the limestone blocks are most monumental in scale. The property has been thoughtfully renovated and is once again in service as a hotel. Robert E. Lee was a guest at this hotel during his pre–Civil War military service in Texas.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Kendall Inn", [Boerne, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 204-204.

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