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Menger Hotel

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San Antonio, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 25' 30.4968", -98° 29' 10.698"
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    Early San Antonio boarding house keeper, Wm. Menger in 1859 opened fine stone hotel, the new Menger, beside Alamo Plaza. To host Indians, presidents, poets, actors, generals, singers, public of the world. Served venison, quail, mutton, beef, soup made of San Antonio River turtles. Bar's vintages had ice imported by Gulf steamers and expressed to San Antonio in special wagons. Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders were recruited here.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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