This historic map of San Antonio, Texas was created in 1873 by Augustus Koch, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of San Antonio as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include¬†Ursuline Convent, The Alamo, Mengers Brewery, Kampman’s Sash, Door & Blind Manufactory, Ice Manufactory, Menger’s Hotel, Travis Plaza, Public Square, Menger & Sons Soap Factory, U.S. Arsenal, Fireman’s Hall, Casino, Court House, County Jail, and more. The small blue lines represent the city’s irrigating ditches.

This historic map of San Antonio was restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

Bird’s Eye View of San Antonio, TX in 1873

This old map of San Antonio makes an attractive addition to your office, library, or den and can even be used to teach children the geography and history of the area. When you’re done exploring, click here to get your copy.