March 1 in San Antonio history…

1853
St. Mary’s Institute opens at its new location on College Street along the east bank of the San Antonio River.

1955
Adina De Zavala, whose efforts helped preserve the long barracks on the grounds of the Alamo, dies at the age of 93.  Her funeral is held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and her casket is draped with the Texas flag.

1979
Ingram Park Mall opens to the public.

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