Texas is full of history almost everywhere you look — but some of the places in which you’ll find it might surprise you. We don’t typically think of bars as having extensive pasts, but this spot is a major exception. Located inside the famous Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Menger Bar is the longest continuously-operating saloon in the state… and it has plenty of stories to show for it.
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The Menger Bar is located at 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205.
Have you ever been here for a drink? Are there any other bars in Texas with rich histories? Let us know!
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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