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2 edition of Along the San Antonio river. found in the catalog.

Along the San Antonio river.

Writers" Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas.

Along the San Antonio river.

by Writers" Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas.

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Published by The city in San Antonio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Antonio (Tex.),
  • San Antonio River.
    • Subjects:
    • San Antonio (Tex.) -- Description.,
    • San Antonio River.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCompiled by workers of the Writers" program of the Work projects administration in the state of Texas. Sponsored by the city of San Antonio; Maury Maverick, mayor...The River beautification board, cooperating sponsor.
      SeriesAmerican guide series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.S2 W96
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p.
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6419361M
      LC Control Number41012903
      OCLC/WorldCa2688857

      In the Espinosa-Olivares-Aguirre expedition advanced inland from San Juan Bautista to the fabulous tributary springlands along the San Antonio River. Before pushing on to the Colorado River, Fray Espinosa and Fray Olivares explored San Pedro Springs and Los Olmos Springs, finding the fountains and fertile lands sufficient for an entire city. It is located in front of the Hotel Contessa on the widest part of the river, and is host to about weddings a year. The island is located between the Navarro Street Bridge and Presa Street Bridge along the River Walk. San Antonio River tourist barges pass by the island on every tour along the river.

      San Antonio, Texas is home to hotels, nightspots, restaurants and shops, including The RiverWalk, a mall which is located below street level. Other cultural and historical attractions, such as The. Book your hotel in San Antonio and pay later with Expedia. Enjoy free cancellation on most hotels. Save big on a wide range of San Antonio hotels! San Antonio is known for its theater scene, entertainment choices, and live music scene. Book hotels and other accommodations near Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, Briscoe Western Art Museum, and Texas Adventure today.

      HISTORY OF SETTLEMENT ALONG THE SAN ANTONIO RIVER • The headwaters of the San Antonio River come from an Edwards Aquifer spring field north of downtown San Antonio. The river flows miles ( km), converging with the Guadalupe River before finally flowing into San Antonio Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. The San Antonio River has been a vital. A native of Kentucky and a veteran of the War of , Milam came to Texas via New Orleans and was making a living by trading with Comanche Indians along the Colorado River when he threw in with Revolutionaries seeking independence from Spain. Milam was imprisoned in Mexico City but released through the efforts of the U.S. minister. Returning to Mexico after its Independence from Spain (


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Along the San Antonio River: American Guide Series Paperback – January 1, Manufacturer: The City of San Antonio. Get this from a library. Along the San Antonio river. [Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas.].

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Cruises are about 35 minutes long and cover one and a half miles of the beautiful San Antonio River Walk/5(K). The Acequia Systems. When the Spanish arrived for good inthey immediately began constructing a system of irrigation ditches, or acequias, to divert water from the San Antonio River and San Pedro Creek to first the work was carried out by the missionairies themselves and settlers, but most building was eventually carried out using forced labor of Indian converts.

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Take a Riverboat Tour Cruise. Get a guided tour through most of Riverwalk with award winning tour company Rio San Antonio are numerous locations scattered along the. Book a Cocktail or Dinner Cruise aboard the newly renovated river barges, whilst floating, dining and drinking along the towering cypress-lined San Antonio River Walk.

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If you'd like to find things to see and do in the area, you might want to stop in and see San Antonio Majestic Theater and Alamo. Tags: Along the San Antonio River (booklet), American Guide Series, “Remember the Alamo”, barges, domestic tourism, Edwin P.

Arneson (), engineers, exhibitions, Federal Writers' Project (FWP), flood prevention, floods, Great Depression, HemisFair ’68, Hemisfair Park, historic preservation, Juarez Plaza (San Antonio), La Villita. There is an emerald heart in South Texas that beats to a rhythm of exploration, tranquility and adventure.

Your San Antonio River has that pulse, and the San Antonio River Authority is inviting you to discover every facet of this gem’s green spaces, flowing waters and cultural heritage. The San Antonio River rises in a cluster of springs in north central San Antonio (in central Bexar County) approximately four miles north of downtown (at 29° 28' N, 98° 29' W).

Olmos Creek empties into the river just below its head, and other springs continue to join as the river flows through the city. Situated on the Riverwalk's quiet end, our upscale hotel is near the Pearl District, home to downtown restaurants, bars, shopping and entertainment.

Walk to the historic Alamo or the Spanish Governor’s Palace to admire its white adobe architecture. On the weekend, Six Flags Fiesta Texas and the San Antonio Zoo are just a short drive on: W Market Street. The City of San Antonio has done a marvelous job of incorporating the San Antonio River in its planning for the shops and restaurants and other activities along the River /5(K).

A tunnel from the San Antonio River a little ways away from where the San Antonio expressway is. A cache of silver coins and bars was found at a depth of 14 foot by road crews but lost when they went to find out what to do and the embankment caved in and the exact location was covered by other excavation on the road before they got back.

The River Walk Operations Division is responsible for the maintenance of the the River Walk. They coordinate the operations of the San Antonio River Improvement project to ensure implementation of improvements to include maintenance, river operations, security, utilities and any other work required.

Inthe San Antonio River Walk was extended again, this time to the south of the city where you will find the San Antonio’s Missions National Historical Park. This park consists of four Mission buildings, which along with the more famous Alamo Mission in downtown San Antonio, form a UNESCO world heritage site.

San Antonio River Boats Range, a modern American chophouse by Chef Jason Dady, pays tribute to the Lone Star State’s rich heritage and ranching culture with .First, enjoy a relaxing, minute River Walk boat cruise along the San Antonio River.

Then explore the most popular sites in San Antonio on a scenic hop-on hop-off, double-decker bus tour. Visit popular sites like the Alamo, Pearl Brewery, the San Antonio Museum of Art, Market Square and many more.La Villita, south of the River Walk in downtown San Antonio, was originally settled nearly years ago as one of the city's first neighborhoods.

InLa Villita Historic Arts.