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Fountain, Hotel Faust, New Braunfels, TX

**Hotel Faust** - National Register of Historic Places Ref # 85000922, date listed 19850502

 

240 S. Sequin St.

 

The opening celebration on October 12, 1929 of the new $162,000 hotel was a gala event. Approximately 2,000 persons from the New Braunfels' area were reported to have attended. New Braunfels' mayor H. A. Triesch presided at the formal opening banquet where 300 guests were served an eight-course meal. Speeches were given by luminaries from New Braunfels and San Antonio. Although Governor Dan Moody did not arrive as anticipated, festivities nonetheless continued through the night, with many guests

staying until morning. (1)

 

References (1) NRHP Nomination Form atlas.thc.state.tx.us/NR/pdfs/85000922/85000922.pdf

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Taken on April 12, 2015