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March 1 in San Antonio history...

1853
St. Mary’s Institute opens at its new location on College Street along the east bank of the San Antonio River.

1898
Bishop James Steptoe Johnson, second bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Missionary District of Western Texas, opens St. Philip’s Industrial Day School, which will become St. Philip’s College.

1924
After 20 years as a produce center, San Antonio’s old municipal market was closed in favor of a new one nearby.

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