May 5 in San Antonio history…

lights

1731
Mission Concepcion is established.

1884
Construction of the Maverick Bank building, at the corner of Alamo Plaza and Houston Street, is begun.

1896
The Mayor’s Office requests bids to light the city streets with arc electric lighting (right).

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