Before the battle of the Alamo, before the Declaration of Texas Independence… The Spanish Governor's Palace was the original Commandancia for the Captain of the Presidio San Antonio de Bejar. Built in the early 1700s, the presidio played a pivotal role in the colonizing of San Antonio.
This National Historic Landmark was restored in 1930 and is furnished with 18th and 19th century objects which represent the lifestyle of military officials and their families through 99 years of Spanish rule. It is considered the sole remaining example of an aristocratic early Spanish house in Texas.
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