Bexar Heritage & Parks

Bexar Heritage is a community-driven approach and set of programs that identifies unique natural, cultural and historical heritage and values of Bexar County, Texas. The program develops tools to conserve and be good stewards of these resources and maximize the economic benefits of them, through public-private partnerships.

What's New?

NEW!Take a Tour of our Historical Markers Marker Videos Opens in new windowGet a glimpse into Bexar County and visit our latest videos to explore the vast history of Bexar County!
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Welcome to the Bexar Heritage Center!Heritage Center Slider Opens in new windowLocated within the historic Bexar County Courthouse, this new 6,500 exhibit space aims to educate visitors on the history and accomplishments of the County, through an entertaining array of interactive dioramas.
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Introducing Hot Wells of Bexar CountyHot Wells Logo Opens in new windowVisit our Hot Wells of Bexar County website to see our newest video tour, historic facts, and more! 
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Celebrate Bexar County Parks Centennial!Parks 100 Slider Opens in new windowBexar County Park System has grown to 14 parks, 3 civic centers, 13 community venues, and multiple joint partnership parks, serving over 3 million visitors per year!
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Historic Commission Honors Betty Bueché!Texas Historical Commission Slider Opens in new windowThe Bexar Heritage & Parks Department strives to pursue excellence in the management of projects for Bexar County and has been recognized by various organizations.
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Historic Bexar County

There are many historic assets in Bexar County which can be found on the County's interactive maps. These include historic buildings, cemeteries markers, bridges and more.

Visit the interactive Heritage Assets Map to explore Bexar County's history.

Download the Guide to Historical Markers of Bexar County (PDF)

Bexar County Historical Commission

Each County in the State has a Commission, whose members are appointed by Commissioners Court. The County Historical Commission plays a significant role in identifying and managing historic resources countywide, and serves as a clearinghouse for official historic markers sanctioned by Texas Historical Commission. More information on the Bexar County Historical Commission can be found by visiting the Bexar County Historical Commission website.

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