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O. Henry House Museum

Museum
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 5 hours
Address: 601 Dolorosa Street, San Antonio, TX 78207

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  • Donna W
    Donna W
    Portage, Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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    JUST A "WALK BY"

    We saw this restored mini house on the way to walking to Market Plaza. It turns out that it was the home of the famous author, O'Henry! We read the plaque, took a pic, and walked on as it wasn't open...

    Reviewed on /Date(1563883350000+0800)/
  • CJTravelerTexas
    CJTravelerTexas
    Texas
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    Limited Hours Open

    This house, which has been moved to its current location, was occupied by William Sydney Porter, better known as O. Henry, during the 1880s. Its hours of operation are somewhat limited. Persons inte...

    Reviewed on /Date(1543219439000+0800)/
  • Sightsee_Eat
    Sightsee_Eat
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    Gift of the Magi

    I was delighted to see this tiny building as we jogged by, and stopped to see where the genius who wrote one of my all-time favorites "The Gift of the Magi" lived, albeit for only a year. The two room...

    Reviewed on /Date(1506379909000+0800)/
  • KarenG98
    KarenG98
    San Antonio, Texas
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    Don't blink or you'll miss it!

    This little house is a must-see if you are a fan of William Sydney Porter. He just lived here for a couple of years before moving to Austin, but he wrote quite prolifically while here. The house is ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1503404733000+0800)/
  • KDAA
    KDAA
    Connecticut
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    You can't call this a museum. The only good thing is that it was free.

    O. Henry lived in this house at some point and therefore someone decided to preserve it and call it a museum. It isn't clear they did anything beyond that. There is almost no information about the a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1429634840000+0800)/