CASTROVILLE, TEXAS ─ Kick up your heels with an old-fashioned reel on Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., to mark the return of full service at the Landmark Inn State Historic Site. The day will feature Rupert’s Revenge musical group under the direction of Roger Wiseman and renowned caller Lissa Bengston. See the famous Alsatian Dancers of Texas under the direction of Lauren Biediger. Learn to dance – experience will be admired, but is not required. Volunteer opportunities available. Enjoy popcorn, snow cones, and lemonade. Admission for this program is free.
Landmark Inn tells the story of Alsatian settlement and early commerce in Texas on the banks of the Medina River in the historic Main Street town of Castroville. The site is a unique part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Area. Landmark Inn State Historic Site preserves the industrial, commercial, residential, nonprofit, and municipal history of Castroville, planned in 1844 as an exurb of San Antonio, just one day’s wagon ride west (today just 25 minutes by car). For more information and to plan your visit, go to www.visitlandmarkinn.com or call 830-931-2133.
Texas Historical Commission’s 22 historic sites represent compelling examples of the Texas mystique throughout the Lone Star State, offering heritage travelers an enhanced experience of these real places telling the real stories of Texas history. To learn more visit www.texashistoricsites.com.