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San Antonio, Texas

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Spanish Governor's Palace

In 1772, San Antonio became seat of Spanish government in Texas, headquartered at 10-room Spanish Governor's Palace on Military Plaza. It was to this adobe-walled structure that Moses Austin came in 1820

San Antonio, TX Structural Landmarks

King William District

Area settled by prominent German merchants in late 19th century, designated state'

San Antonio, TX Historic Districts

Casa Navarro State Historic Site

Former home of eminent statesman, rancher, Jose Antonio Navarro. Site consists of three restored structures: his home, kitchen and office. Navarro was among signers of Texas Declaration of Independence. Restored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.;

San Antonio, TX Historic Sites

Mission San Francisco de la Espada

Established 1731, favorite of many students of Spanish period in Texas, and popular with photographers. The little church building, restored several times, is still in use. Ruins of walls that once surrounded the mission compound; foundations of a granary;

San Antonio, TX Missions

Military Bases

Since San Antonio's founding as a presidio more than two centuries ago, the military has been an integral part of the city. Most military installations require a visitor's pass, which usually may be obtained at the gate. For security reasons, some areas are restricted.

San Antonio, TX Military Bases

Things to do near San Antonio, TX

San Angel Folk Art

Offers one of the largest of American and Mexican folk art collections in the state, including works from artists like the Ag...

Reynosa, Mexico

Reynosa is a charming Mexican city of over 500,000 just 8 miles south of McAllen, just across the Rio Grande. Several fine re...

Alamodome

160,000-sq.-ft. building provides facilities for football, concerts, and other events. It is the only domed stadium in North ...

5th Annual Northside Art Festival

Alamo City Performing Arts Association is proud to present the 5th Annual Northside Arts Festival Saturday April 20, ...

Republic of the Rio Grande Building/Museum

Learn about the time when Laredo was its own country. Seven flags have flown over quaint, one-story building. Whitewashed pla...