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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

San Antonio's River Walk and Flood Control System

 
 
San Antonio's River Walk and Flood Control System Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
1. San Antonio's River Walk and Flood Control System Marker
Inscription.

National Historic
Civil Engineering Landmark

 
Erected 1996 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Location. 29° 25.503′ N, 98° 29.536′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Click for map. Marker is on the San Antonio River north flood control gate superstructure, along the River Walk, about 300 feet NW of the intersection of Commerce and St. Mary's Streets. Marker is in this post office area: San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree (here, next to this marker); San Antonio River Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); John Twohig Lived on These Grounds (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Casas Reales (about 400 feet away); San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past (about 500 feet away); The Woll Invasion (about 500 feet away); General David E. Twiggs (about 500 feet away); The Storming of Bexar (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .  The San Antonio River. (Submitted on May 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentLandmarksMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
San Antonio River Flood Control System WPA Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
2. San Antonio River Flood Control System WPA Marker
Near the flood control gate.
San Antonio's River Walk and Flood Control System Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
3. San Antonio's River Walk and Flood Control System Marker
San Antonio River Flood Control North Gate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
4. San Antonio River Flood Control North Gate
San Antonio River North Flood Control Gate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
5. San Antonio River North Flood Control Gate
San Antonio River Norh Flood Control Gate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
6. San Antonio River Norh Flood Control Gate
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,036 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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