The General Meeting of the Historical Society of Helotes will be held Tuesday, September 12, at the Gardens at Old Town Helotes, 15060 Antonio Drive, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.
Dr. Bruce Winders, former historian and curator of the Alamo, will give a presentation on his book Queen of the West: A Documentary History of San Antonio, 1718-1900, winner of a San Antonio Conservation Society Publication Award. He will discuss the transformation of San Antonio from a threatened outpost to a thriving Edwardian city using eye-witness accounts.
Dr. Winder is an internationally noted authority on the Alamo. He served as historian and curator at the Alamo for twenty-three years before leaving to become an independent scholar and historical consultant.
A deluxe box lunch from Jason’s Deli can be ordered online at the Historical Society of Helotes website under the Meetings tab. Member cost is $15, guests $18. Order from five menu items. The meal order is your RSVP. If you are not going to order a meal, but plan to attend, please email email@example.com to RSVP. Reservation/meal order must be made by September 10. Guests who do not order a meal are asked to donate $5 at the door.
This meeting is open to the public.