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San Antonio River Improvement AssociationSeptember 26, 1911
The San Antonio River Improvement Association formed to advocate for cleaning and beautifying the San Antonio River and opposing a proposal to put the San Antonio River in underground conduit from Travis Street to Nueva Street and fill in riverbed between Houston Street and Commerce, including the Great Bend. The plan to bury the […]Read more
Floods Cause More DamageOctober 23, 1914
Bexar County Venue Tax ApprovedMay 19, 2008
Bexar County voters approve the $415 million Venue Tax including four Community Venues Propositions: 1) $125 million for the San Antonio River Improvements Project; 2) $80 million for Amateur Sports Facilities; 3) $100 million for Community Arenas and Grounds; and 4) $110 million for Cultural Arts.Read more
The majority of this timeline was created by the Tricentennial Timeline Subcommittee, which examined turning points and “firsts” in San Antonio history over a three hundred year period. Extensive newspapers, books and on-line historical sources were utilized.
|Robert Garcia||Jr. Hector Cardenas||Joseph M. Bravo|
|Dr. Amy Jo Baker||Betty Bueche||Virginia Van Cleave|
|Ernest Menchaca||Joe E. Linson||Charles John|
Additional research was conducted by Steven Schauer, Director of Government and Public Affairs at the San Antonio River Authority.
The San Antonio River Authority regrets any errors or omissions.