Mission Trails Historic Sites

Individual Historic Sites

In addition to the five missions, there are a wide variety of other historic sites located along the Mission Trails system. These include the Spanish colonial acequias, significant houses, and other historic features that reflect the rich history and diverse cultures of San Antonio.

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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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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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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Fairmount Hotel

Fairmount Hotel

The National Register of Historic Places-listed Fairmount Hotel at the corner of South Alamo and Nueva Streets was originally constructed in 1906 on Commerce Street.

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Fire Station No.7

Fire Station No.7

The San Antonio Fire Station No. 7 is located on a traffic island at 604 South Alamo Street near its intersection with Lavaca Street. The two-story Spanish Colonial Revival-style building was...
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Goehring House

Goehring House

The Roland Goehring House is located at 635 South Presa and represents one of the oldest residential properties still standing in the area. In addition to its age, the house is significant as an...
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Guenther House

Guenther House

The National Register of Historic Places-listed Carl Hilmar Guenther House was originally constructed in 1859, making it one of the oldest houses in the King William neighborhood. It was...
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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 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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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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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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