Details for La Quinta de las Piedras (Miguel Menchaca House) (Atlas Number 5029012539)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5029012539


Marker Number 12539
Atlas Number 5029012539
Marker Title La Quinta de las Piedras (Miguel Menchaca House)
Index Entry La Quinta de las Piedras
Address 19801 Scenic Loop Rd.
City Helotes
County Bexar
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & plate
Marker Text Home of Miguel Menchaca, descendant of prominent Canary Islanders who came to texas 1731. Stone villa built in 1850's. In its thick rock walls are "gun-slits" for observation, defense. Spring under house supplied water in times of siege. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965.