It Happened in San Antonio

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Globe Pequot, 2006 - History - 130 pages
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It Happened in San Antonio gives the reader an
insiders view of the Alamo City, bringing to life the
characters of today and yesterday, from the early
Canary Island residents to the ghosts of the Alamo to
Fiesta Royalty. The pages reveal thirty compelling
stories of intrigue, perseverance, tradition, and the
rich cultures from the city rooted in the wild
frontier by the waters of the San Antonio River.
  

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Contents

An Island Bachelor Comes to San Antonio1731
6
Texas Indians
14
Waiting for a Fighti835
22
Vigilantes Take Bob Augustine into Their Own Handsi86i
30
Fencing a Millioni876
38
Life and Death at the Plazasi88z
45
Rough Ridingi898
53
Revolutionaries Ghosts Saints Rangers
61
In the Air at Fort Sam Houston1910
70
What Happens When a Congressman Rolls into the River?i938
86
Hotel on Parade1985
102
Bibliography
116
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About the author (2006)

Marilyn Bennett, a sixth-generation Texan, is a freelance writer living in Helena, Montana, where she was named the first Writer-in-Residence at the Rodney Street Laundry and Jailhouse Sandwich Shop and Soup Kitchen. A descendent of Texas pioneers, Bennett grew
up in Amarillo and graduated from Texas A&M University and Southern Methodist University.

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