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This day in Texas History: HemisFair Opens in San Antonio

This day in Texas History: HemisFair Opens in San Antonio April 06, 1968 On this day in 1968, HemisFair, the first officially designated international exposition in the southwestern United States, opened in San Antonio. It celebrated the cultural heritage shared by San Antonio and the nations of Latin America. It ran from April to October…
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1/27/2013 Daily Image: Tower of the Americas

1/27/2013 Daily Image: Tower of the Americas At 750 feet tall, the Tower of the Americas is 86 feet taller than it’s more famous contemporary, the Seattle Space Needle.  The restaurant at the top continuously rotates 360 degrees to offer one of the best views of San Antonio.  Designed by San Antonio architect O’Neil Ford…
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