Site of United States San Antonio Arsenal

Site of United States San Antonio Arsenal (HM28BO)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78204 Bexar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 24.998', W 98° 29.618'

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Originally housed at the Alamo, the arsenal was established at this location in 1858. The facility initially included an office building, magazine, and commander's quarters. A portion of the San Pedro Acequia (ca. 1730) carried water across the property. During the Civil War (1861-65) the arsenal was used by the Confederacy. Returned to U.S. Army command after the war, the arsenal supplied ordnance to military outposts within the Department of Texas. During this period a stable and storehouse were erected. Additional buildings were constructed in 1916 and 1933. The arsenal was closed in 1949. The complex was renovated in 1984-85 to provide headquarters for H · E · B a regional supermarket company founded 1905 Kerrville, Texas.
HM NumberHM28BO
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Date Added Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 549121 N 3254253
Decimal Degrees29.41663333, -98.49363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 24.998', W 98° 29.618'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 24' 59.88" N, 98° 29' 37.08" W
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Area Code(s)210
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near River Walk, San Antonio TX 78204, US
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