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Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum
Blue Star Contemporary is a non-profit contemporary art institution located in San Antonio, Texas. It was established by a group of artists in 1986 after the success of the Blue Star Exhibition, a show featuring the work of local contemporary artists in the former Blue Star Ice and Cold Storage warehouse.[1] Blue Star Contemporary is the longest running non-profit contemporary art space in the city.[2] Blue Star Contemporary, also known as BSC, is run by Executive Director Mary Heathcott
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Guinness World Records
Guinness
Guinness
World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness
Guinness
Book of Records and in previous United States
United States
editions as The Guinness
Guinness
Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. The brainchild of Sir Hugh Beaver, the book was co-founded by brothers Norris and Ross McWhirter in Fleet Street, London in August 1954. The book itself holds a world record, as the best-selling copyrighted book of all time. As of the 2017 edition, it is now in its 62nd year of publication, published in 100 countries and 23 languages. The international franchise has extended beyond print to include television series and museums
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Texas
Texas
Texas
(/ˈtɛksəs/, locally /-sɪz/; Spanish: Texas
Texas
or Tejas [ˈtexas]) is the second largest state in the United States
United States
by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas
Texas
shares borders with the U.S
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Yturri-Edmunds Historic Site
The Yturri–Edmunds Historic Site
Yturri–Edmunds Historic Site
is a historic site in San Antonio, Texas. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Bexar County, Texas
Bexar County, Texas
. The homestead and mill were designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
in 1966.[2] History[edit] In the early 19th century during the era of Mexico's General Colonization Law,[3] Manuel Yturri de Castillo was given a land grant on property once owned by Mission Concepcion. He was thought to have been born in Spain, but immigrated to Mexico. There he was employed by Spanish merchants who transferred him to San Antonio. In 1821, he married Maria Josefa Rodriguez, whose family were among the first Canary Islanders to arrive in the area in 1731.[4] Upon his death, his property passed to his heirs
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HemisFair '68
1968
1968
was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1968th year of the Common Era
Common Era
(CE) and Anno Domini
Anno Domini
(AD) designations, the 968th year of the 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1960s
1960s
decade
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Artpace
Artpace
Artpace
is a non-profit contemporary art gallery located in San Antonio, Texas, United States, founded by Linda Pace.[2] Artpace opened its doors in 1995, and focuses on the artistic process. Occupying the space of a former Hudson automobile dealership, Artpace uses its industrial space as the setting for its programs and events.Contents1 International artist-in-residence program 2 Window Works 3 Hudson (Show)Room 4 Education4.1
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
is an American franchise, founded by Robert Ripley, which deals in bizarre events and items so strange and unusual that readers might question the claims. Originally a newspaper panel, the Believe It or Not feature proved popular and was later adapted into a wide variety of formats, including radio, television, comic books, a chain of museums, and a book series. The Ripley collection includes 20,000 photographs, 30,000 artifacts and more than 100,000 cartoon panels. With 80-plus attractions, the Orlando-based Ripley Entertainment, Inc., a division of the Jim Pattison Group, is a global company with an annual attendance of more than 12 million guests
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La Antorcha De La Amistad
Amistad ("friendship" in Spanish) may refer to:Contents1 Arts, media, and entertainment 2 Law 3 Places 4 Ships 5 Other usesArts, media, and entertainment[edit] Mutiny on the Amistad
Mutiny on the Amistad
(1987, full title: Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy), the historical account of the La Amistad
La Amistad
mutiny by Howard Jones Amistad (film), a 1997 Steven Spielberg movie based on the events of the book Amistad (publishing), an imprint of Harper Collins Publishing "Amistad", a working title for the song "You Found Me" by The Fray Amistad Memorial (New Haven), the memorial in New Haven, Connecticut recognizing the mutiny aboard La AmistadLaw[edit] United States v. The Amistad
United States v

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Texas Air Museum
A museum (/mjuːˈziːəm/ mew-ZEE-əm; plural musea or museums) is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Many public museums make these items available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary.[1] The largest museums are located in major cities throughout the world, while thousands of local museums exist in smaller cities, towns and rural areas. Museums have varying aims, ranging from serving researchers and specialists to serving the general public
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Casa Navarro State Historic Site
—George Santayana History
History
(from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation")[2] is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.[3][4] Events occurring before written record are considered prehistory. It is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of information about these events
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Edward Steves Homestead
The Edward Steves Homestead
Edward Steves Homestead
is located in the Bexar County city of San Antonio in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Texas. It was designed by architect Alfred Giles and designated a Recorded Texas
Texas
Historic Landmark. The main house was donated to the San Antonio
San Antonio
Conservation Society in 1952. The organization completely restored the main house as a museum and now conducts daily tours. The complete homestead property consists of four individual structures: the main house museum, the carriage house, the river house, and the servants' quarters. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Bexar County, Texas, as a contributing structure of the King William Historic District.[1]Contents1 Homestead property 2 Edward Steves 3 A Family Business 4 References 5 External linksHomestead property[edit] Alfred Giles, as an employ of John H
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United States Army Medical Department Museum
The U.S. Army Medical Department Museum
Museum
— or AMEDD Museum
Museum
— at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, originated as part of the Army's Field Service School at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. It moved to Fort Sam Houston
Fort Sam Houston
in 1946. It is currently a component of the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School. The museum features the history of the Army Medical Department from 1775 to the present, as well as medical contributions of the Army during times of peace and war. General areas covered are significant historical events, scientific and technological advances, development of the medical field service and contributions of key officers and enlisted personnel. Audio-visual presentations introduce the history of the Department. Two large galleries house the medical equipment, uniforms, medals, insignia and artwork that make up the museum's exhibits
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McNay Art Museum
A museum (/mjuːˈziːəm/ mew-ZEE-əm; plural musea or museums) is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Many public museums make these items available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary.[1] The largest museums are located in major cities throughout the world, while thousands of local museums exist in smaller cities, towns and rural areas. Museums have varying aims, ranging from serving researchers and specialists to serving the general public
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BiblioTech (Bexar County)
BiblioTech is the first and only all-digital public library in the United States. The first branch opened in the fall of 2013 and serves Bexar County, Texas.[1] BiblioTech's second branch, the Dr. Richard Romo BiblioTech, opened in July 2015 on the west side of San Antonio and also serves the residents of Bexar County. [2] A third branch will open in 2017. [3]Contents1 Offerings1.1 List of databases2 Cost, location, and demographics 3 Comparison to traditional libraries 4 References 5 External linksOfferings[edit] The library lends e-readers and digital content rather than physical media.[4][5] BiblioTech lends e-readers to those with a BiblioTech card; about half of the e-readers are on loan at any given time.[1] Each e-reader can hold up to five books
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Bexar County
Bexar County (/bɛər/ BAIR, /ˈbeɪ.ər/ BAY-ər)[1] is a county of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,714,773, and a 2017 estimate put the population at 1,958,578.[2] It is the 17th-most populous county in the nation and the fourth-most populated in Texas. Its county seat is San Antonio,[3] the second-most populous city in Texas
Texas
and the seventh-largest city in the United States. Bexar County is included in the San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX metropolitan statistical area
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