Help Create an African American Cultural Context Statement for San Antonio

Do you know key people, places, events, and traditions associated with San Antonio’s African American community?  The City’s Office of Historic Preservation would like to hear from you.

Your knowledge and ideas are needed to help create a cultural context statement.  This type of statement will provide a thematic framework to help identify and evaluate local African American sites that should be preserved.

Please respond by July 22nd, using the ways listed below.

OHP African American Cultural Context Invitation


  • Call 311
  • E-mail:
  • Write to the Office of Historic Preservation at:
    P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, TX 78238
  • Leave your comments at any San Antonio Public Library

WHAT HISTORY, STORIES, PEOPLE, PLACES, AND EVENTS do you think should be included in our city’s African American Cultural Context Statement?   Let the Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) know by answering a few questions at

OHP will be accepting comments through July 22, 2022.  They will post a draft of the statement in August for public comment.

The Conservation Society is a proud partner in this project, which is funded in part by a grant from the Fondren
Preservation Services Fund for Texas of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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