Traces of Texas shared this photo of Mission San Francisco de la Espada in San Antonio, 1936.
People gathered outside the first public school in Eddy, Texas. The school was built in 1885.
In the beginning of the 20th century, the Hot Wells Hotel and Spa was the place to stay for anyone stopping in San Antonio.
Independence Day is Saturday, but as with everything else, the holiday will be different this year.
For its 25th anniversary, the Texas Book Festival will not be taking over the Texas Capitol. Instead, it’s asking readers to curl up with a good book and festival programming from the comfort and safety of their own homes.
The decision to make the festival virtual is due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Texas. However, to make up for the loss of bookworm-to-bookworm interaction, the celebration is being extended to a 16-day digital program starting on October 31.