December 4 in San Antonio history…

1899
The city is given the gift of present-day Brackenridge Park by George W. Brackenridge.

1943
Screen and radio star, Jeanette MacDonald, performs with the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra at the Municipal Auditorium.  Max Reiter conducts.

1968
Colonies North Shopping Center opens for business at Wurzbach and Ironside Drive.  Stores include:  Handy Andy, Winn’s, Michael’s (clothing), Treasure Cove, Cheer Shop liquor store, M&M Hardware and  Colony Furniture Mart.

Colonies North Grand Opening announcement on December 4, 1968

Colonies North Grand Opening announcement on December 4, 1968

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