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Paul Ingenhuett Home - 421 8th St., Comfort

Marker #3956 - 1979. Young Paul Ingenhuett (b. 1868), born on this block, succeeded his father Peter Joseph in the mercantile business. Soon Paul expanded into farming, sheep and cattle ranching, and helped found Comfort State Bank. In 1891 he married Ida Emma Sophie Flach and they had four children. After noted architect Alfred Giles designed several Comfort buildings, and the Ingenhuett's employed him in 1897 to draw plans for this home. The limestone was quarried on family property.

One story "H" shaped native limestone quarried locally.



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