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San Fernando Cathedral

Construction began on the cathedral shortly after Canary Island colonists, granted land and title by Spain's King Phillip V, settled here in 1731. Completed in 1750

San Antonio, TX Historic Churches


Mission San Juan Capistrano

Like both Espada and Concepcion, established 1731

San Antonio, TX Missions

Retama Park

Located on 226 acres, this beautiful racetrack opened for live racing in 1995. Features Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred races. Post time for races is 7 p.m., except on Sun. and holidays, when post time is 2

Selma, TX Parks

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

San Antonio Zoo

More than 3,500 animals of 750 different species found in one of the premier zoos in North America. This AZA (American Zoo and Aquarium Association) accredited zoo, established in 1914

San Antonio, TX Zoos

Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo

Known as the Queen of Missions, is both a State and National Historic Site. Founded 1720; church built between 1768-82

San Antonio, TX Missions


Guenther House

Historic house was built by Carl Hilmar Guenther, founder of Pioneer Flour Mills, in 1859

San Antonio, TX Historic Homes


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

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