Monday, March 21, 2011

March 21 in San Antonio history...

1927
Jorrie's Furniture Warehouse opens at 421 Burnet Street.

1958
Formal opening of the new $100,000 Ashbury Methodist Church, 4601 San Pedro, will be conducted Sunday.  The church, known as San Antonio's "Church of the Friendly Heart," was organized in 1948.  Its present membership is about 500.

1976
Construction begins on the Spanish Galleon seafood restaurant at 6837 San Pedro.  The 9,600 sq. ft. restaurant seated 295 diners and was owned by Pamex Foods, Inc., who also owned Pancho's Mexican Buffets and Emiliano's in Houston.

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