The Plaza de Armas Excavations

6:30 pm

October 6, 2017

The Cultural Arts Committee of the King William Association is sponsoring a lecture on Friday, Oct. 6 at the King William Association office. 122 Madison St, San Antonio, Tx, 78204
The talk will be from 6:30 to 8:30 and is free and open to the public.
The speaker will be Kay Hindes, City Archaeologist.

Kay will be speaking on the Plaza de Armas excavations and how they tie into the early founding of San Antonio.  In 2013, the City of San Antonio undertook archaeological investigations, overseen by OHP, at the Plaza de Armas buildings located on the west side of Military Plaza. The work was conducted in conjunction with the renovation of the Plaza de Armas buildings for city offices to house the Culture and Creative Development Office and the Government and Public Affairs Office.

Please call Monika at the KW office 210 (227-8786)
to reserve your place.

Historian and archaeologist Kay Hindes has worked as the City Archaeologist for the City of San Antonio since 2003. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin and has conducted a variety of cultural resource studies. A specialist in Spanish Colonial mission archaeology and archival research, Hindes was instrumental in the locating the site of Mission San Saba as well as identifying the second location of Mission Espiritu Santo in Victoria. She is the author of The Rediscovery of Santa Cruz of San Sabá, A Mission for the Apache in Spanish Texas (Texas Historical Commission and Texas Tech University). She recently received the Texas Historical Commission’s Award of Merit in Archaeology for her contributions to historical preservation.