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Conservation Society of San Antonio

The Yturri-Edmunds home is one of the few adobe-block houses remaining in San Antonio. Built between 1840 and 1860, this house last belonged to local school teacher Ernestine Edmunds. Miss Edmunds’ grandfather, Manuel Yturri Castillo, received the land as a grant from the Mexican government in 1824.

Yturri-Edmunds - House Museum


A Site Of The National Trust For Historic Preservation

Come visit the only National Trust Historic Site in Texas. Walter Mathis, who is widely recognized as the catalyst for the revitalization of the King William neighborhood, purchased and restored this ornate 19th century house, which he later gifted to the National Trust. Villa Finale offers self-guided tours of the first floor and guided tours of the 6,500 square-foot home and its collection of fine and decorative arts. Tours offered Tuesday – Saturday, closed holidays and for special events.

Villa Finale Museum and Gardens


An Architectural and Cultural Gem

Commissioned by San Antonio real estate developer, William Maverick, this three-story limestone home was built by Alfred Giles in 1893. In 1914, attorney H.C. Carter then purchased the residence. The Maverick Carter House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998 and then recorded as a Texas Historic Landmark in 2010. Tours are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays with confirmed reservations. The home is also available for special events.

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