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

San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past

by Donald Everett, San Antonio Express, June 3, 1879

 

—Main Plaza —

 
<i>San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2010
1. San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past Marker
Inscription.
In years gone by, the southern portion of Main Plaza was devoted to the restaurant purposes of the Mexicans, and there one could obtain at any time a plate of chili-con-carne, frijoles, tamales, or whatever his taste might crave in the way of Mexican cooking, including pastry and cakes and Mexican candies.
 
Location. 29° 25.443′ N, 98° 29.602′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is at the intersection of Dwyer Avenue and Dolorosa, on the left when traveling north on Dwyer Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the north grounds of the county courthouse. 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. Justice's Court (a few steps from this marker); The Storming of Bexar (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Plaza Fortifications (within shouting distance of this marker); The Canary Islanders (within shouting distance of this marker); San Antonio Mutual Aid Association (within shouting distance of this marker); 200th Anniversary of San Antonio Municipal Government (within shouting
<i>San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2010
2. San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past Marker
In foreground on ground at end of wall. Looking NE toward intersection of Dwyer and Dolorosa.
distance of this marker); The Casas Reales (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bexar County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
More about this marker. Part of the Main Plaza marker series found on the ground throughout the plaza.
 
Also see . . .  History of San Antonio. (Submitted on April 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
<i>San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2010
3. San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past Marker
Stylized Mexican food.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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