Mission Parkway National Register District

The National Register of Historic Places-listed Mission Parkway Historic District encompasses most of the Mission Trails hike-and-bike trail alignment and includes a variety of historic resources including archeological sites, buildings, and structures.

These resources date from the prehistoric period through the early twentieth century.

Acequias

Acequias

One of the most significant accomplishments of the Spanish Colonial residents of San Antonio was their construction of a complex and expansive irrigation system comprising dams, gates, and...
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Ethel Wilson Harris House

Ethel Wilson Harris House

The Ethel Wilson Harris House is located immediately adjacent to the Mission San José Complex and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.

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Hot Wells Resort

Hot Wells Resort

The location of the former nationally renowned Hot Wells Resort is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Mission Parkway Historical District. The resort represented a...
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Lone Star Brewery

Lone Star Brewery

The establishment of the Lone Star Brewery along Mission Road in 1940 was part of an extended history of commercial brewing in San Antonio that began with William A. Menger’s Western Brewery...
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Mission Concepción (Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion de Acuna)

Mission Concepción (Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion de Acuna)

Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísma Concepción de Acuña (Mission Concepción) is located approximately three miles south of downtown San Antonio. The mission was...
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Mission Espada (Mission San Francisco de la Espada)

Mission Espada (Mission San Francisco de la Espada)

Mission San Francisco de la Espada was established in San Antonio in 1731. Like two of the area’s other Spanish Colonial-era missions, it was relocated from East Texas, where it had...
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Mission Road Power Plant - City Public Services (CPS)

Mission Road Power Plant - City Public Services (CPS)

The Mission Road Power Plant - City Public Services (CPS) is one of the earliest and largest power plants in San Antonio. Electricity first appeared in the city in 1882 through the San...
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Mission San Francisco Xavier de Najera Centennial Marker

Mission San Francisco Xavier de Najera Centennial Marker

The Mission San Francisco Xavier de Najera Centennial Marker is located along Mission Road, adjacent to the Riverside Golf Course. The Texas Centennial was a year-long, state-wide celebration of...
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Mission San José (Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo)

Mission San José (Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo)

Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo was founded by Father Antonio Margil de Jesus in 1720. Approval for its construction was granted in order to serve several Native American groups who...
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Mission San Juan (Mission San Juan Capistrano)

Mission San Juan (Mission San Juan Capistrano)

The history of Mission San Juan Capistrano is similar to that of two other nearby missions in that it was relocated to the San Antonio area from East Texas in 1731. Its purpose was also similar to...
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Roosevelt Avenue Underpass and Railroad Bridge

Roosevelt Avenue Underpass and Railroad Bridge

The Roosevelt Avenue underpass travels under the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge (formerly the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad) and pedestrian bridge. The bridges include a steel stringer and a steel...
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Roosevelt Park

Roosevelt Park

The 12.9-acre Roosevelt Park was established in the early 1900s along the San Antonio River at the site of an old gravel pit once owned by Bexar County and later given to the City of San Antonio.
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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park was established in 1978 by the United States Congress. The Park includes four of San Antonio’s Spanish Colonial-era Missions as well as...
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Stinson Airport

Stinson Airport

The National Register of Historic Places-listed Stinson Airport is the second oldest continuously operated airport in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. It was established...
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Yturri-Edmunds House and Mill

Yturri-Edmunds House and Mill

The National Register of Historic Places-listed Yturri-Edmunds House is believed to have been constructed in the mid-nineteenth century and is situated on lands originally owned by Mission...
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