Details for Stieler Ranch House (Atlas Number 5259005120)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5259005120


Marker Number 5120
Atlas Number 5259005120
Marker Title Stieler Ranch House
Index Entry Stieler Ranch House
City Comfort
County Kendall
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings; design and construction; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location at site, U.S. 87, 6 mile N of Comfort, Texas
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Designed and built 1890-1892 by Herman Stieler, German rock mason and local sheep rancher. He came from Germany; hauled freight for Charles Schreiner Company and to Camp Verde. Made this place a shearing station for fellow ranchers. Coaches from nearby stage line often stopped for food, repairs. Style is typical of era. Each floor has two rooms on either side of central "dog trot" hall. Interior was remodeled in 1937. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970