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story of Castroville

Ruth Curry Lawler

story of Castroville

its people, founder and traditions.

by Ruth Curry Lawler

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Castroville, Tex.
    • Subjects:
    • Castroville, Tex. -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChapters from Castro-ville and Henry Castro, empresario, by Julia Nott Waugh. Illus., including sketches by Robert Quill Johnson.
      ContributionsWaugh, Julia (Nott) 1888-1958.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.C28 L3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5600337M
      LC Control Number68006673

      Best of Castroville: Find must-see tourist attractions and things to do in Castroville, California. From Castroville attractions, Yelp helps you discover popular restaurants, hotels, tours, shopping, and nightlife for your vacation. Fiorella Street Castroville, TX Phone: Fax:

        Elevenses with Lisa Episode 20 Video and Show Notes. Live show air date: Aug Join me for Elevenses with Lisa, the online video series where we take a break, visit and learn about genealogy and family history.(Please note: the sound temporarily goes silent at the end when I discuss the cross stitch is not your computer. See the story below at the end of the show . Book now your hotel in Castroville and pay later with Expedia. Enjoy free cancellation on most hotels. Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay in Castroville. Find cheap deals and discount rates that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia.

      Softcover Booklet: Pioneer Castroville Homes, by; Castro Garden Club, Castroville, Texas Measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" - pages Short History of homes with sketch illustrations - Unknown publishing dateSeller Rating: % positive. When you drive into Castroville you see a sign that says Artichoke capital of the world. Back early in 's landowner Andrew Molera was approached by Italian immigrants to grow artichokes. The idea was encouraging because they were very expensive and looked like he could get better money than his current crop sugar beets.


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The story of Castroville Unknown Binding – January 1, by Ruth Curry Lawler (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Castroville is a small town with a rich cultural heritage nestled in the Medina River Valley just 20 miles west of San Antonio.

Known as “The Little Alsace of Texas” Castroville story of Castroville book founded in by Henri Castro, for whom the town is first European emigrant settlers in this area were mostly Catholic farmers from Alsace, a region of France, brought over to fulfill Castro’s.

Castroville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monterey County, California, United the time of the census the population was 6, The site of the community was originally part of Rancho Bolsa Nueva y Moro Cojo, a 30,acre ( km 2) Mexican land grant given in by Manuel Micheltorena, Governor of Alta California, to María Antonia Pico de y: United States.

Castroville was the original County Seat of Medina County and the former courthouse now serves as city offices. See "First County Courthouse" Historical Marker. The greenery on either side of the walk are fine, healthy specimens of Texas Mountain Laurel and we regret our photo doesn't show them in bloom.

Another of Castroville’s attractions is the Landmark Inn, a riverside complex which began with a one-story home and dry goods store built by Swiss merchant Cesar Monod in Through the years, the complex grew to include a hotel, a bathhouse, a gristmill and a private residence.

Castroville was founded by Juan Bautista Castro in It was the second oldest town established after Monterey in the Monterey County. Castro established the city to be a major trading center for the farming families.

Although in the end, it did not become a trading center, Castroville is still a major farming city. Through. Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Castroville, TX. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory.

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Learn more. Got It × We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience. Earlier this month, the town of Castroville celebrated the th anniversary of its founding.

Speakers, at five historic sites, recounted the story of the people from Alsace who arrived at the site of present-day Castroville in September In addition to the presentations, the Alsatian Dancers of Texas and local bands performed for visitors. The Story of Castroville () by Ruth Curry Lawler Inthe county seat moved to Hondo and residents voted to dis-incorporate their town.

Although Castroville remained unincorporated untilthe population slowly grew over the course of the 20th century as the community continued to produce corn, oats, wheat, vegetables, and hay.

Plot. The book opens on the wild border between Texas and Indian Territory, where year-old girl has been released after four years of captivity. Kiowa raiders had killed her family and taken her hostage.

The girl is entrusted to year-old Jefferson Kyle Kidd, who is ordered to return her to Castroville, Texas, where her aunt and uncle n Kidd makes his living as a news reader.

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Our books are not mere facsimiles of the original text; they are entirely new editions designed for the 21st century reader of e-books. First published inJulia Nott Waugh’s Castroville and Henry Castro was the original and definitive book on the Castro Colony of s: 1.

As bright and cheerful as any bluebonnet, the red Castroville poppies that flourish in this small Texas town are worth the trip. New here. Subscribe. Story and photographs by Dawn Cole. Editor’s Note: The Poppy House mentioned below has closed their tour season, but you can still enjoy these gorgeous photographs and make plans to visit.

Below is an online flip book for viewing on mobile devices, or you can pick up a printed copy of the Guide at the Chamber office or Sammy’s Restaurant. The Visitor’s Guide is updated yearly and has everything from restaurants and shops, to stories from the early days of Castroville.

CASTROVILLE, TEXAS. Castroville, the "little Alsace" of Texas, is located on the Medina River and U.S. Highway 90 twenty-five miles west of San Antonio in eastern Medina County. The town was named for its founder, Henri Castro, with whom the Republic of Texas negotiated an empresario contract on Janu Castro's grant began four miles.

Castroville was colonized in the mids by a group of colonists from the Alsace province of France. Most of the Alsatians who immigrated to Texas were attracted by the promise of free land. By the midth century, the Alsace region was stressed by overpopulation, which had depleted the amount of farmland and housing.

Their only other option was to find land elsewhere. Castroville was named for Castro's father, Simeon Nepomuceno Castro, owner of the Rancho Bolsa Nueva y Moro Cojo Mexican land grant on which the town is located. The Castroville post office was founded in Castroville is located at 36°45′57″N °45′29″W / °N °W / ; The story of Castroville Family History Library Castroville Immigration Records.

Ship lists of passengers who departed Europe for Henry Castro's Colony, Texas, WorldCat Castroville Newspapers and Obituaries. Bulletin. (Castroville, Tex.) US Newspaper Directory.

Volunteering time to lead programs for children and adults such as story time, book clubs or classes. Supporting Jr. Friends in their activities. Donating items to support the on-going book sale or money towards the memorial book fund. Friends of the Castroville Public Library meet at least once a quarter.

Laura Alvina Brieden Marty Mangold was born in her parent’s home along the banks of the Medina River in Castroville over years ago on August 7, She passed away in Castroville on Ap Laura was the last surviving of five children born to William and Alvina Tuerpe Brieden.Rosendo Aguilera, of Castroville, passed away on Novem in San Antonio.

He was born February 5, in Castroville, one of thirteen children born to Domingo and Cristina Ramos Aguilera. Survivors include his siblings, Yolanda Aguilera .Castroville is a city in Medina County, Texas, United States. The population was 2, at the census. Prior toCastroville was the first county seat of Medina County.

Castroville is known for its influential Alsatian-Texan architecture, people, and culture. Most Alsatians that came to Castroville spoke Alsatian (a dialect of German.