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HSH Meetings 

Society meetings are held quarterly on the first Tuesday in February, May, September, and November at a time and place designated by the President. Our meetings last about an hour and a half and include a guest speaker who gives talks and/or presentations on subjects dealing with history, geneaology, archeology, and other subjects of interest to our membership.  We welcome all individuals interested in the history of the area to attend general HSH meetings. Our meetings are open to the public. $5 suggested donation for non-members; RSVP required. Email: info@historicalsocietyofhelotes.org
Board meetings are generally held two weeks prior to the General Meetings of the Society.  

Society members wishing to place discussion or action items on the HSH General Meeting or Board of Directors Meeting agendas should contact the President of the Society a minimum of one week before the subsequent meeting date at info@historicalsocietyofhelotes.org. 


 Society Meal Orders for Members - $10.00

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Society Meal Order for Non-Members - $15.00

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September 3, 2019 •  12:00 pm - 2 pm

Location:   Gardens at Old Town, 15060 Antonio Drive,
Helotes, TX
Guest Speaker: Jo Anne Gonzalez Murphy, 1718 San Antonio Founding Families & Descendants
Presentation: "The Founding Families of the San Antonio Presidio"
Jo Anne Gonzalez Murphy is the founder and president of the 1718 San Antonio Founding Families & Descendants. A 501(3)c culturally affiliated lineal descendant organization founded in 2017, this group continues the preservation, awareness  and education of the May 1, 1718 Spanish Governor, Martin de Alarcon's expedition, which included 35 royal Presidio Soldiers, their families, friars and civilians who founded and established San Antonio, the Villa de Bejar (first Spanish settlement), Mission San Antonio de Valero (later known as the Alamo) and the Presidio de Bejar (later known as the Spanish Governor's Palace). 

Lunch:  Members - $10; Non-Members - $15. A deluxe box lunch from Jason's Deli. Order from three menu items on Meetings page of our website. Reservation/meal order must be made by September 1st.

Email: info@historicalsocietyofhelotes.org for more information. This meeting is open to the public.




Historical Society of Helotes  P.O. Box 707, Helotes, TX 78023