Friday, February 11, 2011

February 11 in San Antonio history...

A statue of George Washington, by Pompeo Coppini, the famous sculptor who makes his home in San Antonio, is to be presented by the American colony in Mexico City to the government of Mexico.

More than $1 million in gold, silver, currency and securities were hauled from the streets of the downtown district when the Texas State Bank moved from W. Commerce and Soledad to the first floor of the Grayburg Bldg.

For the first time in years, all the lights on Olmos Dam are burning.  The Parks Department has put 10-watt globes in the sockets.

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