402 E. Florence St.
Castroville, TX 78009
GPS: N29° 21' 18.3" W98° 52' 28.7"
Landmark Inn tells the story of migration, industry, and preservation in Texas on the banks of the Medina River in the historic town of Castroville, known as "The Little Alsace of Texas." The site is a unique part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Area. Castroville, planned in 1844 as an exurb of San Antonio, is just one day’s wagon ride west (today just 25 minutes by car).
Join the Landmark Inn for Storytime at the Inn, a fun web-program for the whole family. In March, Storytime at the Inn is bringing ladies to the front with a special reading of “The House Amelia Loved” by the author and Castroville, Texas...
Come wish the Landmark Inn a happy birthday and put yourselves in the shoes of Hannah Monod, Harriett, Rowena Vance, Julia Courand, and Ruth Curry Lawler and create a birthday card for the site.
While you're here, visit our Museum Store...
Hotels were a key ingredient to a prosperous city. Learn about the women who operated so many of Castroville's hotels while walking the town's "Hotel Row." Wear good shoes and be prepared to walk four blocks twice, rain or shine.
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