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Test excavations at the Spanish Governor"s Palace, San Antonio, Texas

Anne A. Fox

Test excavations at the Spanish Governor"s Palace, San Antonio, Texas

by Anne A. Fox

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Published by Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio in San Antonio, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Antonio (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • San Antonio.
    • Subjects:
    • Spanish Governor"s Palace (San Antonio, Tex.),
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Texas -- San Antonio.,
    • San Antonio (Tex.) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnne A. Fox ; with a contribution by Barbara A. Meissner ; Robert J. Hard, principal investigator.
      SeriesArchaeological survey report ;, no. 259, Archaeological survey report (San Antonio, Tex.) ;, no. 259.
      ContributionsUniversity of Texas at San Antonio. Center for Archaeological Research., Texas Antiquities Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.S28 F69 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL429349M
      LC Control Number98136359
      OCLC/WorldCa38526717

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Test excavations at the Spanish Governor"s Palace, San Antonio, Texas by Anne A. Fox Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Test excavations at the Spanish Governor's Palace, San Antonio, Texas. [Anne A Fox; University of Texas at San Antonio. Center for Archaeological Research.; Texas. Test excavations were carried out in October by the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio in front of the Spanish Governor's Palace in Military Plaza in downtown San Antonio.

Planned for the retrieval of information on the depth and present condition of the foundations of the building, theAuthor: Anne A. Fox. Test excavations at the Spanish Governor's Palace, San Antonio, Texas (Archaeological survey report) [Anne A Fox] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Presidio San Antonio de Béjar. This National Historic Landmark represents the last visual remnants of the Presidio San Antonio de Béjar.

Traditionally known as the Spanish Governor’s Palace, it was the original comandancia (residence and working office) for the captains of the. Test excavations were carried out in October by the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio in front of the Spanish Governor's Palace in Military Plaza in downtown San Antonio.

Planned for the retrieval of information on the depth and present condition of the foundations of the building, the excavations also recovered important information on previous Author: Anne A. Fox. According to Tripadvisor travelers, these are the best ways to experience Spanish Governor's Palace: San Antonio River Walk Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Tour (From $) San Antonio River Walk Cruise, Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Tower of the Americas (From $) San 4/5().

The Spanish Governor's Palace is located at Plaza de Armas in San Antonio, Texas It is open Tuesday-Saturday from am to pm and Sunday from am to pm. The fees are $5 adult regular admission, $3 for seniors and military, and $3 for children ages 7 through   Spanish Governor's Palace: It's not really a "palace" - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for San Antonio, TX, at Tripadvisor.3/5().

The Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio is one of the oldest residential structures in Texas. Planned in and completed init is now a museum that is. She called it the Spanish Governor’s Palace, even though it had actually been the home and office of the local presidio captains and, though substantial, was hardly a palace.

She began a year campaign to save the structure from demolition, reconstruct it, and turn it into a museum honoring San Antonio’s Spanish history and heritage. The Spanish Governor's Palace is located a few blocks west of the River Walk, near the San Fernando Cathedral, in downtown San Antonio.

The property is open to visitors Tuesday to Saturday from 9 Location: Plaza de Armas, San Antonio, TX. Cite this Record.

Test Excavations at the Spanish Governor's Palace, San Antonio, Texas. Anne A. Fox. (tDAR id: ). SPANISH GOVERNOR’S PALACE [COMANDANCIA].The Comandancia has stood on the west side of Plaza de Armas (at Military Plaza) in the center of San Antonio, Texas, since the s.

At times the structure has been called the “Casa del Capitan,” indicating it was the residence of the captain of the San Antonio de Béxar Presidio, and in its more recent history, the “Spanish Governor’s. Get directions, reviews and information for Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, TX/5(18).

The Spanish Governor’s Palace, a National Historic Landmark, is the last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocratic 18th-century Spanish Colonial town house. Plans for the building originated as early as Upon its completion.

While walking in downtown San Antonio we ran into the historical Spanish Governor's Palace. It's a small colonial building that use to house the governors of what was colonial Texas. The building sticks out in the urban jungle, due to it's old architecture.4/5().

The Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M.,photographer. Spanish Governor's Palace faces the back of City Hall at Plaza de Armas.

The adobe and stone structure dates back to the early s and was the home and office of the captains of the Presidio San Antonio de Béjar. Now comprising 10 rooms, the building features hand-carved doors, tile and stone floors, period furnishings and a mosaic-tiled Location: Plaza de Armas, San Antonio, TX Book your tickets online for Spanish Governor's Palace, San Antonio: See reviews, articles, and photos of Spanish Governor's Palace, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in TripAdvisor reviews.

San Antonio - Discover Spanish Governor's Palace and live the real experience with the Green Michelin Guide - find useful information and opening times - Spanish Governor's Palace. This National Historic Landmark near Market Square is Texas' sole surviving example of a colonial aristocrat's home.

It was completed in (as the date on its /5. The Spanish Governor’s Palace in San Antonio, which served as housing for a series of Spanish aristocrats, is the only remaining 18th-century Spanish colonial townhouse in Texas. Along with the Alamo and other historic missions, the Governor’s Palace invites visitors to witness an important chapter of Texas history for themselves.Courtyard of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas Contributor Names it became the home of the Spanish governors who lived in San Antonio.

photographer. () Courtyard of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio Texas United States, [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress.The house served as the headquarters and residence for the captain of the Spanish garrison and was the capital of the Spanish province of Texas from towhen Mexico gained its independence.

San Antonio’s last captain, Juan Ignacio Pérez, and his descendants remained in the house until the s/5.