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San Pedro Springs Park improvements

JoseМЃ E. Zapata

San Pedro Springs Park improvements

archaeological testing and monitoring at 41BX19, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas

by JoseМЃ E. Zapata

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Published by Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio in San Antonio, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Pedro Park (San Antonio, Tex.),
  • San Antonio (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • San Antonio.
    • Subjects:
    • Archaeological surveying -- Texas -- San Antonio.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Texas -- San Antonio.,
    • San Pedro Park (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Antiquities.,
    • San Antonio (Tex.) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby José E. Zapata and Barbara A. Meissner ; Steve A. Tomka, principal investigator.
      SeriesArchaeological survey report ;, no. 331, Archaeological survey report (San Antonio, Tex.) ;, no. 331.
      ContributionsMeissner, Barbara., Tomka, Steve A., University of Texas at San Antonio. Center for Archaeological Research., Texas Antiquities Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.S2117 Z36 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 37 p. :
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3749197M
      LC Control Number2003431587
      OCLC/WorldCa51959787

      The Friends is a non-profit support group under the umbrella of the San Antonio Parks Foundation. Its mission is to help with the restoration, preservation of San Pedro Springs Park and to communicate its long history. Membership is open to the public. Mail checks . San Pedro Driving Range and Par 3 San Pedro Ave San Antonio, TX

      City Council takes official action to reserve a clearly defined area for San Pedro Springs Park. The San Antonio Daily Ledger reported: A public square embracing an extent of fifty acres, has been set apart, above our town. From the heart of this square, leap forth, from God’s alembic, the . SAN PEDRO Pedro Springs is located mainly in San Pedro Park in San Antonio (at 29°27' N, 98°30'W). The springs were named by Father Isidro Félix de Espinosa when he discovered them in A couple of miles downstream from the springs was the first site of San Antonio de Valero Mission, where the water was used to irrigate crops.

      historic chronology - • san pedro springs named • mission san antonio de valero • mission moved to alamo site • king of spain grants area for public land • san pedro acequia in place • first military base in texas • official dedication as municipal park.   The San Pedro Springs Park swimming pool will open to the public next weekend. The pool hours are p.m. from Friday-Sunday and p.m. Author: Joan Vinson.


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San Pedro Springs Park improvements by JoseМЃ E. Zapata Download PDF EPUB FB2

San Pedro Springs Park is the second oldest park in the United States. The park gives people an opportunity to spend time enjoying the outdoors, with fresh air, sunshine and exercise on tap for visitors. Take a walk, enjoy the scenery, and de-stress.

Studies show people who spend time in parks will be sick less often, which means less time missing from school and work, as well as lower Author: Abraham Solis (ITSD). San Pedro Springs Park, San Antonio: Hours, Address, San Pedro Springs Park Reviews: 4/54/5(28).

San Pedro Springs Park is located in the Bexar County city of San Antonio in the U.S. state of nding the source of the springs, the acre park is the oldest in the state of Texas. It is the location of a Payaya Indian village known as Yanaguana, and is the original site of the city of San Antonio.

The park is alternately known as San Pedro nates: 29°26′49″N 98°30′06″W / °N. San Pedro Springs consists of several cold water springs situated in the central part of San Pedro Park.

The waters from these Springs supply a large lake in the Park, and also a stream named San Pedro Creek, which pursues a winding course of about 10 miles through the City, and in olden times was used as an irrigating ditch.

Once fully complete, the San Pedro Creek Culture Park is expected to spur a $ billion economic impact by creating 2, new housing units, 1, new downtown employees, 7, new downtown residents, a percent increase in new property value and $ million in ad valorem tax revenues.

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Bexar County and the San Antonio River Authority, in coordination with the City of San Antonio, are transforming San Pedro Creek from a concrete-lined drainage ditch into a natural creek habitat and world-class linear park.

The project will improve the creek's function in flood control, revitalize natural habitat and water quality, and catalyze economic development.

The San Pedro Springs are located in the Tobin Hill neighborhood of San Antonio, about miles ( km) north of Downtown San Antonio. Most of the springs are within San Pedro Springs Park, the oldest park in Texas. The springs are fed by water from the Edwards Aquifer; this water reaches the surface through faults along the Balcones Elevation: ft ( m) above sea level.

San Pedro Springs Park Improvements Acknowledgments: The authors wish to acknowledge the cooperation and assistance of numerous citizens and public servants involved in this project. Thanks are due Hector Cardenas of the Friends of San Pedro Springs Park and File Size: 7MB.

San Pedro Springs Park, San Antonio, Texas. 3, likes 54 talking about this 31, were here. San Pedro Springs Park is located in the Bexar County Location: San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas The area of the early settlement near the springs of San Pedro was declared an Ejido or public land.

This was the first official act making this land a public area and awards San Pedro Springs Park its title as the second oldest public park in the country (Boston Commons, the oldest, dates to ).

San Pedro Creek Improvements Project Bubbling springs at San Pedro Springs Park, San Antonio, San Pedro Park San Antonio Texas - Duration: San Pedro Springs Park in San Antonio is the oldest park in Texas and one of the oldest municipal parks in the United States.

Its history reaches back to early settlement in In the twenty-first century the park's amenities include the pool, a tennis center, and the San Pedro Playhouse as well as ample green space and interpretive signage.

The first canal dug at the San Antonio Springs was the Alamo Madre inand it diverted water from the east side of the headwaters just below the Springs, in present-day Brackenridge Park.

Until the Spanish missions utilized Spring water exclusively for all purposes. San Pedro Springs Park: Wish I knew it was this great 30 yrs ago!. - See 28 traveler reviews, 52 candid photos, and great deals for San Antonio, TX, at Tripadvisor.4/5(28).

2 of 14 San Pedro Springs, circa The cool, clear waters of San Pedro Springs have nourished this community for thousands of years. When flowing vigorously, the springs fed a Author: Scott Huddleston. City leaders enjoyed the draw of the park and its effect on land values.

Improvements continued throughout the s. Ray Lambert, Parks Commissioner in the early s, overhauled San Pedro Springs Park to match its original design and facilities. He included improvements to the major San Pedro swimming pool as a centerpiece/5(9). View View San Pedro Valley Park Trails Reopen to Walk-in Foot Traffic, May 4 A 1,acre area embracing the middle and south forks of San Pedro Creek, which are Steelhead spawning grounds, this park is nestled amongst the Santa Cruz Mountain range and the foothills of Pacifica.

Bexar approves $86 million for next improvements to San Antonio’s San Pedro Creek visitors can lounge and enjoy the weather with a book or picnic basket. Author: Scott Huddleston. 10 facts about San Pedro Springs Park as San Antonio pools open this weekend.

1 / Over the years has undergone improvements and upgrades that make it the place it is today. San Pedro Springs Park San Antonio s oldest designated park is located on land reserved for public use by the Spanish government in the 18th century.

Only one public park in America is older Boston Common, which dates to   An Ode to San Pedro Springs Park's Pool though I'm sure enjoying a play/book/DVD in the theater or library would be tight. San Pedro Springs Park, San Pedro : Jessica Elizarraras.

San Pedro Springs Park has a rich history, detailed on the San Antonio Parks and Recreation website. Our city’s first zoo, a small one, opened in this park in the late s until it was moved to Brackenridge Park in the early s.

More details about the planned improvements to the park taking place this fall can be found here.