November 12 in San Antonio history…

1872
The Vance House is opened as a hotel.  It was the military headquarters before, and some years after, the Civil War.  Its location is now the Gunter Hotel.

1915
The Stinson School of Flying, the first flight school operated by a woman, is opened by Emma Beaver Stinson.  Its heritage lives on in the current airport code for Stinson Airport, SSF.

1942
The Harry Hertzberg Circus Room is formally opened at the San Antonio Public Library.

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