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December 21 in San Antonio history...

1868
The first Fair of the Agricultural and Industrial Association of Western Texas is opened.

1903
The annual report from the library board states that “a children’s department has been created and has found much favor and it is the intention of the board to make the feature a permanent one and to add to it from time to time.”

1992
Construction crews ripped down the first chunks of a concrete wall today to begin the restoration of Milam Park.  When the three-phase, $700,000  restoration of the park is complete, it will contain a wrought-iron and copper pavilion donated by the residents of the Mexican state of Jalisco and the city of Guadalajara, along with a children’s playground, a jogging path, picnic areas, landscaping and lighting.

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