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The Cadena family was involved in the cargo freighting business in the mid to late 1800’s at a time when transporting goods by carts and wagons was the primary mode of moving goods from one location to another.
The two-story, vernacular limestone block house of Maxcimo (AKA Maximo) Cadena is located on a hilltop on the northwest side of San Antonio. The beautiful view of the Hill Country is now partially obscured by the many newly constructed homes surrounding the house.
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The Blas Herrera Ranch, located in southern Bexar County, Texas, represents an important survival of an early 19th century homestead...