What is the name of this famous bar in San Antonio?
This bar is one of the oldest bars in America–originally built as part of a hotel in 1858 by German immigrant William Menger. According to records and local myths the bar has seen more cattle deals consummated than any other single location in the United States. Captain Richard King, founder of the famous King Ranch, was said to regularly carry $10,000 in cash while drinking at the bar. King he died in the hotel in 1885. Ulysses S. Grant, O. Henry and Teddy Roosevelt all drank at the bar at one time. Roosevelt recruited many of his Rough Riders from the bar. In 1887 the bar was remodeled in 1887 to be an exact replica of the pub in England’s House of Lords.