Thursday, May 26, 2011

May 26 in San Antonio history...

The roof of the steeple at St. Joseph's Catholic Church has been finished.  It is the highest and finest spire in the city.  A little work about the base of the slate roof yet remains to be done.

The Travis Building and Robert E. Lee Hotel are opened.

A small "community auditorium" will be built in San Pedro Park at a cost of $50,000.  The structure will be built with stones carefully salvaged when the old Market House on Market, just off Main Plaza, was torn down.

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