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Leon Valley in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Leon Valley Meeting Place

 
 
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By James Hulse, April 25, 2021
1. Leon Valley Meeting Place Marker
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In 1940, Raymond Rimkus established a food and variety store on this site. Being the only store in the area. It became a meeting place for the community. Here the City of Leon Valley was founded in 1952 with Raymond Rimkus becoming the first mayor.
 
Erected by Mobil Oil Corporation and Historical Society of Leon Valley.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. 29° 29.718′ N, 98° 37.144′ W. Marker is in Leon Valley, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is at the intersection of Bandera Road (State Highway 16) and Grissom Road, on the left when traveling north on Bandera Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6700 Bandera Road, San Antonio TX 78238, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huebner-Onion Homestead and Stagecoach Stop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evers Family Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zion Lutheran Church and Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Zion Lutheran Church
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By James Hulse, April 25, 2021
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(approx. 4.9 miles away); Lydia Mendoza (approx. 6.9 miles away); Gugger Homestead (approx. 7.1 miles away); Helotes (approx. 7.1 miles away); C-121 "Constellation" (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leon Valley.
 
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By James Hulse, April 25, 2021
3. The view of the Leon Valley Meeting Place Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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