The culture in San Antonio reflects the history and culture of one of the state’s oldest and largest cities straddling the regional and cultural divide between South and Central Texas. Founded as a Spanish outpost and the first civil settlement in Texas, San Antonio is heavily influenced by Mexican American culture due to Texas formerly being part of Mexico and, previously, the Spanish Empire. The city also has significant German, Southern, and African American cultural influences. San Antonio offers a host of cultural institutions, events, restaurants and nightlife in South Texas for both residents and visitors alike.
The Quarry Golf Team is excited to offer the must see sites for culture in San Antonio. Below is a few that must be on your list and don’t forget to Follow the Quarry so we can see your pictures!
This National Historic Landmark represents the last visual remnants of the Presidio San Antonio de Béjar. Traditionally known as the Spanish Governor’s Palace, it was the original comandancia (residence and working office) for the captains of the military garrison from 1722 until the early 1800s. Come learn Texas’s earliest history under Spanish rule. Tour the rooms furnished with Spanish Colonial period pieces and be delighted with the beautifully landscaped gardens in the courtyard.