February 27 in San Antonio history…

1886
The Sunset Hose Company wants one of those new telephones . The members say they will not turn out for any more fires if they don’t get one.

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Edwin Booth, brother to John Wilkes, performs Richelieu and Hamlet at the Grand Opera House.  (Booth, dressed as Hamlet, right)

 

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