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Thursday: Then & Now

1985 photograph from the NRHP nomination form From its opening in 1904 to its closing in 1975, the Carnegie Library was a cultural and educational center for the small, central Texas community of Belton. However, its days of serving the community were not over when the library relocated to a new building. The Bell County… Continue reading Thursday: Then & Now

Doorway Into the Past, Then and Now

Thursday: Then and Now

The Reptile Garden in Brackenridge Park may seem like an oddity now, but when it opened in 1933 it was a popular attraction for San Antonio residents.  It came to its final location in 1939 and entertained visitors until its closure in 1975 when the manager retired and took his "collection" to Arkansas. Click on the… Continue reading Thursday: Then and Now

Doorway Into the Past, Then and Now

Thursday Then & Now: the George Dullnig building

Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951. [Dullnig Building], photograph, Date Unknown; ( accessed May 28, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting San Antonio Conservation Society. Photograph taken May 18, 2020 standing almost in the same location. What happened here?  Well, I'm not sure but I'm going to find out and will post in Doorway Into the Past.