Conrad's Stories

The life and times of the Conrad Adam family in Kendall County, Texas

Saturday, April 28th, is right around the corner! I can’t wait! The Kendall County 150 Sesquicentennial celebration will officially begin at 10:00 at the Historic Court House! Schedule: 10:00-10:45 –Pledges, music, speeches, overview of other sesquicentennial events 10:45-12:00 – Local Author Book signings 10:45-1:00 – Tour Historic Courthouse and Jail; view historic displays, visit booths, …

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In the 1883-1884, Gustav Bergmann placed an advertisement for his saloon at 259 Market Street in the San Antonio City Directory. I looked in several other San Antonio directories and this was the only advertisement for his establishment I found. The bull certainly looks happy and thirsty. In 1877-1878 city directory, under Saloons the location of the saloon was the “sw corner of Commerce and …

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1854 was a new beginning for Conrad Adam. This is the year he made a life-changing decision to move from Tiefenbach, Prussia, to Boerne, Texas. Boerne is nestled in the Texas Hill Country hills, much like his home village of Tiefenbach. He was 26 years old and traveled with his younger brother Carl. They arrived in Galveston …

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