Canary Islanders of San Antonio (American Heritage) (Paperback)

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By Hector Pacheco (Editor)
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Acting on a decree from the king of Spain, the first Canary Islanders arrived in San Antonio in 1731, just thirteen years after the city's founding. In the intervening centuries, the descendants of those sixteen families became inextricably intertwined with the story of their chosen home. From the formation of the first city council to the siege of the Alamo, they contributed to the formative moments of San Antonio's legacy. Several of these descendants collected oral family traditions and combed archival records to preserve this important thread running through the rich tapestry of San Antonio's heritage.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781467138215
ISBN-10: 1467138215
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: August 6th, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: American Heritage