Mission Trails Historic Sites
Alamo Cenotaph

Alamo Cenotaph

The Alamo Cenotaph is a memorial located near the front of the Alamo (Mission San Antonio de Valero) and stands to commemorate the men and women who chose to defend the Alamo rather than surrender...
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Hipolito F. Garcia Post Office and Federal Building

Hipolito F. Garcia Post Office and Federal Building

The iconic Hipolito F. Garcia Post Office and Federal building was constructed from 1935 to 1936 with the support of the Federal Public Works Administration. The United States government...
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Joske’s Department Store

Joske’s Department Store

Joske’s Department Store was founded in 1869 by Julius Joske, a prominent Jewish merchant from Germany who came to San Antonio to escape religious persecution. Just after his arrival, he...
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Medical Arts Building

Medical Arts Building

The former Medical Arts Building, currently known as the Emily Morgan Hotel, was constructed in 1926 and represents an intact example of the type of Neo-Gothic skyscraper popular throughout the...
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Menger Hotel

Menger Hotel

One of the most iconic and historically significant buildings in San Antonio, the original portion of the National Register of Historic Places-listed Menger Hotel, was constructed on Alamo Plaza...
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Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo)

Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo)

Mission San Antonio de Valero was founded in 1718 by Fray Antonio de Olivares. Olivares arrived in the San Antonio area in that year with Native American converts from Mission San Francisco Solano...
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