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South Laredo Street at South Santa Rosa Street, May 1962. Casa Navarro and the new Bexar County jail are visible in the background. Photo courtesy of UTSA Special Collections.

Unknown to many visitors, the Casa Navarro State Historic Site was part of a vibrant San Antonio neighborhood that thrived for nearly 100 years after José Antonio Navarro’s death in 1871. Although Navarro’s historic home has seen many residents over the years – most had no idea that it once belonged to the Tejano statesman.

San Antonio was a boomtown when Navarro had his home built in...

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