Texas Lions Centennial Service Rose Garden - San Antonio, TX USA
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N 29° 27.214 W 098° 28.344
14R E 551162 N 3258354
The twelve Texas Founder Lions Clubs commemorated their 100 years of Lion's service to their combined communites by dedicating a small rose garden to the Founding members. This commemorative rose garden is found at 2809 Broadway, San Antonio, TX.
Waymark Code: WM145D5
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 04/19/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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San Antonio Lion's Club is one of the twelve Texas Founder Lions Clubs. These original twelve Texas Lions Clubs got together in 2017 to commemorate the centennial year of the Lion's Club International, which began in 1917. The San Antonio Lion's Club owns the Lion's Field property at the corner of Broadway and E. Mulberry Ave., adjacent to Brackenridge Park. It is in this Lion's Field property where the rose garden is found.

As part of the celebration of the Lions Club International, the San Antonio Lion's Club mounted a large gray granite plaque onto the west side of an already existing stone base supporting a large white marble lion sculpture. This plaque announces the commemoration of the Lions Club International's centennial and dedicated the area surrounding that west side of the lion sculpture as a rose garden to commemorate the 12 Texas Founding Lions Clubs.

The rose garden, at present, is a bed of miniature rose bushes which bloom in the Spring with yellow blooms. The plaque's title declares the roses are intended as a rose garden to commemorate the 100 years of Lions Club International's service.

The plaque is a large rectangular stone inscribed with text dedicating the centennial and the rose garden, listing the 12 Texas Lions Club Founders and in the middle of the bottom half of the plaque is a large Lions Club International logo. As best as I can represent what is on the the plaque, it states the following:

"Texas Lions Centennial Service Rose Garden
1917 - 2017

Centennial of Lions Clubs International, the Lions of Texas dedicate this rose garden commemoration the service of the twelve Texas Founder Lions Clubs. Our motto "We Serve" reflects the one hundred years of commitment to our communities, our state, our nation and our people in need throughout the world.

Texas Founder Lions Clubs
"The Birthplace of Lions"

[Left column of 6 Lions Clubs]
Abilene Founder
Austin Downtown Founder
Beaumont Founder
Dallas Founder
Fort Worth Founder
Houston Founder

(Large logo of the Lions Club International between the tow columns of Founders)

[Right column of 6 Lions Clubs]
Paris Founder
Port Arthur Founder
San Antonio Founder
Temple Founder
Waco Founder
Wichita Falls Founder

Dedicated May 18, 2017"
Garden Name: Texas Lions Centennial Service Rose Garden

Location: Lion's Field, 2809 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209 USA


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