Tag Archive: San Antonio

Jun 26

The Alamo – San Antonio

The Door

The Alamo in San Antonio is just one of the many things in the United States that every American should see at least once in their lifetime.  Not just because it is a significant historical place, but because it is a symbol of what makes this country so great.  Now I know that those soldiers who …

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Jun 24

River Walk: San Antonio

River Walk

The San Antonio River Walk is the number one tourist attraction in Texas, which is pretty amazing considering all the things there are to do in the state.  I wonder if Congressman Maury Maverick and Mayor C.K. Quin had any idea that their little project in 1939 to raise $75,000 to leverage the WPA funds …

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Jun 14

Missions Trail: San Antonio

Path to the Concepcion Mission

The Missions Trail of San Antonio is like a time machine that Karen and I got to go on.  The missions were established in the early 1700s by Franciscans and the Spanish Government.  They created the first mission in 1718 and by 1731 there were 5 missions located on the San Antonio River.  These missions …

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