Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

San Antonio : San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society Library

Considered the best private repository of historical and genealogical material in southwest Texas, the San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society conducts educational classes, seminars and the manages the First Families of Bexar County Program which recognizes the descendants of people who were in Bexar County in 1850 or before. The SAGHS Library collection of 16,000+ volumes, periodicals, maps, etc., is housed in an historic 1926 two-story Mediterranian style ranch house. 


  • 911 Melissa Dr
  • San Antonio , Texas
  • 78213


Hours & Fees

  • Monday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Sunday 1p.m.- 5 p.m.

  • Tours: Free; $5.00 per day for non-member researchers.