Historic Photos of San Antonio

Historic Photos of San Antonio

by Franks S Faulkner
     
 

San Antonio was named for the Portuguese Saint Anthony of Padua when a Spanish expedition stopped in the area in 1691. The actual founding of the city took place in 1718 by Father Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares. The ?River City? is famous for the Alamo and the River Walk, the two most visited tourists attractions in the entire state of Texas, along with Sea

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San Antonio was named for the Portuguese Saint Anthony of Padua when a Spanish expedition stopped in the area in 1691. The actual founding of the city took place in 1718 by Father Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares. The ?River City? is famous for the Alamo and the River Walk, the two most visited tourists attractions in the entire state of Texas, along with Sea World, Six Flags Texas Fiesta and a very strong military concentration. This book follows life, government, events and people important to San Antonio history and the building of this unique city. Spanning over two centuries and two hundred photographs, this is a must have for any long-time resident or history lover of San Antonio!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596523784
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/15/2007
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
206
Sales rank:
1,341,422
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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