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chronology of events in San Antonio

Edward Werner Heusinger

chronology of events in San Antonio

being a concise history of the city, year by year, from the beginning of its establishment to the end of the first half of the twentieth century.

by Edward Werner Heusinger

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Published by Standard Print. Co. in San Antonio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • San Antonio (Tex.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published in brief form in The two hundredth anniversary of the founding of the municipal government of San Antonio and the establishment of the missions, issued by the Committee of One Hundred of the Bi-centennnial of San Antonio, 1931.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.S2 H4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6095517M
      LC Control Number51013539
      OCLC/WorldCa2921308

      Early San Antonio history can be divided into four areas: San Antonio de Bexar Under Spain & Mexico Era of Texas Independence & Early Statehood San Antonio During Civil War & Reconstruction. In , the Fiesta San Antonio Commission formed and officially declared the weeklong festival as Fiesta San Antonio. So many events have taken place over the years and now hold a permanent spot during the ten-day celebration, including the Oyster Bake, Pooch Parade, and the crowning of Miss San : Aubrey Cofield.

      Construction began on July and the Central Library opened to the public on , with six above-ground floors and seating capacity for 1,The bright-colored, , SF Library is a bold departure from traditional library design, and has changed the face of downtown San Antonio. Royal Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala. Febru | PM - PM. Location: The DoSeum, Broadway St, San Antonio, TX Formal attire, masks, and beads will set the tone as guests dance to live music, play casino games, and dine on a sumptuous Cajun-style buffet. Bud Light Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade. Febru PM.

      Phyllis Browning. When Phyllis Browning began her real estate company in , her goal was to be the very best. As a San Antonio native and former schoolteacher, Mrs. Browning knows the importance of giving back to her community. An initial gift to the Library Foundation’s Enrichment Campaign in became a more than two decade (and counting) committment from the Phyllis Browning Company. A list of authors who have lived and worked in San Antonio, Texas Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.


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A Chronology of Events in San Antonio Being a Concise History of the City Year By Year from the Beginning of Its Establishment to the End of the First Half of the Twentieth Century Heusinger F.R.G.S., Edward W.

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