May 17 in San Antonio history…

1887
Ignatius Coyle smashes the image of Saint Theresa at the Alamo Church and is arrested by Captain Tom Rife.

1908
Before 500 friends of the institution, the cornerstone of Reinbolt Hall, new annex to St. Louis College, was laid today.  The site is one mile from the terminal of the West End car line.  Brother John Wolf presided.

1976
The Arsenal property is offered for sale by the Texas National Guard and advertised as such in the Wall Street Journal  on a sealed-bid basis.

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