Mission San José

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Mission San Jose
Address: 701 E Pyron Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214, USA

Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo, the largest of the Texas missions, was founded on February 23, 1720 and moved to its current location between 1721 and 1724 along the San Antonio River. Father Margil de Jesús, president of the Franciscan College of Zacatecas, was visiting Mission San Antonio de Valero in 1719 when he decided that another mission was needed and asked for permission from Marqués de Aguayo, the governor of the Province of Coahuila and Texas, to construct this one.

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  • August 23, 2019 10:00 AM - August 23, 2019 7:00 PM

    Spring & Summer Hours

    Wednesday – Sunday: 10am-7pm
    Monday – Tuesday: Closed, but
    available for Private Parties

     

  • August 23, 2019 10:00 AM - August 23, 2019 4:00 PM

    About Villa Finale

    A home standing through a city's history

    The house now known as "Villa Finale" was built by hardware merchant Russel C. Norton in 1876 as a one-story, four room single family residence on what had been Alamo farmlands during the Spanish period. During the time of its original construction, the surrounding King William neighborhood was a desirable location for the city's largely wealthy German families.

    However, a devastating flood in 1921 changed the neighborhood's fortunes as the old German families, which had already begun moving away at the beginning of the 20th century, chose homes further away from downtown and the San Antonio River.  Through it all, the house, which took on its Italianate look by 1904, went through a variety of owners reflecting the changes going on throughout the city and region.

  • August 23, 2019 10:00 AM - August 23, 2019 3:00 PM

    THE SAN ANTONIO ART LEAGUE & MUSEUM
    IS ALWAYS FREE  AND  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC -- 

    Founded in 1912, the San Antonio Art League & Museum welcomes you to its home in the beautiful historic King William District of San Antonio.

    SAALM is a must-see architectural jewel-box for lovers of traditional and contemporary art. Visit our current exhibit, ask about our extensive Permanent Collection, and browse our Members Gallery and Gift Shop.

    SAAL&M is the oldest arts organization in San Antonio and home to an extensive Permanent Collection of works by notable Texas artists such as Robert and Julian Onderdonk, Jose Arpa, Emma Richardson Cherry, E.G. Eisenlohr, Mary Bonner, Charles Umlauf and Amy Freeman Lee. The heart of the collection is the paintings from the Edgar B. Davis Texas Wildflower Competitive Exhibitions in the 1920's.

  • August 23, 2019 10:00 AM - August 23, 2019 4:00 PM

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  • August 24, 2019 10:00 AM - August 24, 2019 4:00 PM

    The San Antonio Fire Museum is, and probably always will be, a "work in progress."  Volunteers are constantly working to add new displays, including more antique trucks that we have acquired.  These trucks sometimes take months (or sometimes, years) to restore and prepare for exhibition.

    What began as a dream of 5 firefighters assigned together at old #19's station in 1997, the Museum finally found a home in the former "Central Fire Headquarters," or Fire Station #1's, and we finally opened our doors on May 31, 2013.  It didn't take us long to run out of display space, and we have now expanded into the next-door "Annex", another WPA project that housed the San Antonio Fire Department Shops, located next door to the Museum. A kid's area, more trucks, an EMS display, and a small theater showing short videos of the history of the Fire Service, and even how Firefighters train today!

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    THE SAN ANTONIO ART LEAGUE & MUSEUM
    IS ALWAYS FREE  AND  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC -- 

    Founded in 1912, the San Antonio Art League & Museum welcomes you to its home in the beautiful historic King William District of San Antonio.

    SAALM is a must-see architectural jewel-box for lovers of traditional and contemporary art. Visit our current exhibit, ask about our extensive Permanent Collection, and browse our Members Gallery and Gift Shop.

    SAAL&M is the oldest arts organization in San Antonio and home to an extensive Permanent Collection of works by notable Texas artists such as Robert and Julian Onderdonk, Jose Arpa, Emma Richardson Cherry, E.G. Eisenlohr, Mary Bonner, Charles Umlauf and Amy Freeman Lee. The heart of the collection is the paintings from the Edgar B. Davis Texas Wildflower Competitive Exhibitions in the 1920's.

  • August 24, 2019 10:00 AM - August 24, 2019 4:00 PM

    About Villa Finale

    A home standing through a city's history

    The house now known as "Villa Finale" was built by hardware merchant Russel C. Norton in 1876 as a one-story, four room single family residence on what had been Alamo farmlands during the Spanish period. During the time of its original construction, the surrounding King William neighborhood was a desirable location for the city's largely wealthy German families.

    However, a devastating flood in 1921 changed the neighborhood's fortunes as the old German families, which had already begun moving away at the beginning of the 20th century, chose homes further away from downtown and the San Antonio River.  Through it all, the house, which took on its Italianate look by 1904, went through a variety of owners reflecting the changes going on throughout the city and region.

  • August 24, 2019 10:00 AM - August 24, 2019 7:00 PM

    Spring & Summer Hours

    Wednesday – Sunday: 10am-7pm
    Monday – Tuesday: Closed, but
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  • August 25, 2019 10:00 AM - August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

    Spring & Summer Hours

    Wednesday – Sunday: 10am-7pm
    Monday – Tuesday: Closed, but
    available for Private Parties

     

  • August 27, 2019 10:00 AM - August 27, 2019 4:00 PM

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    What began as a dream of 5 firefighters assigned together at old #19's station in 1997, the Museum finally found a home in the former "Central Fire Headquarters," or Fire Station #1's, and we finally opened our doors on May 31, 2013.  It didn't take us long to run out of display space, and we have now expanded into the next-door "Annex", another WPA project that housed the San Antonio Fire Department Shops, located next door to the Museum. A kid's area, more trucks, an EMS display, and a small theater showing short videos of the history of the Fire Service, and even how Firefighters train today!