Sunday, December 19, 2010

December 19 in San Antonio history...

1911
Officers and enlisted men alike are joining in arrangements for a huge Christmas tree at cavalry post, Fort Sam Houston

1941
Purchase by Archbishop Robert E. Lucey of the old Kokernot home at 114 E. King's Highway for $45,000 is contained in the county record of deed transfers.

1951
Defense Department telegrams will bring Christmas joy to at least five San Antonio families announcing missing fathers and sons listed as prisoners of war of Communist forces in Korea.

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