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Society Made World Heritage Nomination its "Mission"

San Antonio Conservation Society Announcement

The nomination of San Antonio's five 18th century Spanish colonial missions as a World Heritage Site (part of UNESCO's International Council of Monuments and Sites) has been a priority for the Society for nearly nine years. Now the completed nomination, endorsed by ICOMOS, is being considered by the World Heritage Committee, with the decision pending in July.

25Jun,2015

Gas Station Survey Site's Grand Opening

San Antonio Conservation Society Announcement

Pumped up about historic gas stations?  Our new survey site offers a self-service guide to nearly 1,500 gas stations built in San Antonio from the early to the mid-twentieth century.

23Jun,2015

Preservation

Think You Know Alamo Plaza?

There's more than meets the eye. Visit our new Virtual Exhibit to discover why, “in the historic city of San Antonio, there is no quarter more closely connected with the most interesting incidents of the past than Alamo Plaza" (San Antonio Light, December 20, 1866).

Host Your Next Event With Us

The Society is pleased to make several of its historic properties available for events or meetings.  We have guidelines for board members and guidelines for the public.  Please click the applicable link to access all the information you need to request a reservation.

Texas Star Trail mobile app is here!

The interactive map allows you to break the downtown walking tour into five different areas of interest.  Many sites feature then and now photos to give you a glimpse from the present into the past. It's history gone high-tech!

New VIP tour at the Steves Homestead

Journey from "root cellar to rafters" in this behind-the-scenes look at the hidden Homestead.

See Two Museums for One Price

The Steves Homestead is proud to partner with Villa Finale to offer a joint ticket for self-guided tours of both homes.