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

Menger Hotel

Menger Hotel & Motor Inn

 
 
Menger Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Menger Hotel Marker
Inscription. Early San Antonio boarding house keeper, Wm. Menger in 1859 opened fine stone hotel, the "new" Menger, beside Alamo Plaza. To host Indians, presidents, poets, actors, generals, singers, public of the world. Served venison, quail, mutton, beef, soup made of San Antonio River turtles. Bar's vintages had ice imported by Gulf steamers and expressed to San Antonio in special wagons. Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders were recruited here.
 
Erected 1965 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3334.)
 
Location. 29° 25.486′ N, 98° 29.168′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Touch for map. Located on the North side of the inner hotel courtyard. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Menger Bar (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Menger Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); San Antonio Section - National Council of Jewish Women (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Menger Hotel (within shouting distance
Menger Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Menger Hotel Marker
Marker located along the brick wall on the left side of the photo.
of this marker); The Defense of The Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker); Barbed Wire Demonstration (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alamo in 1836 (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of the Pan American Round Table (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsWar, Spanish-American
 
Menger Hotel Chamber of Commerce Plaque image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Menger Hotel Chamber of Commerce Plaque
"San Antonio salutes Menger Hotel on 100 years of progress (1859 - 1959)"
 
 
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