On this day in 1871, Adelaida Cuellar, founder of the tamale stand that grew into the El Chico restaurant chain, was born near Matehuala, Nuevo León, Mexico. In 1892 she and Macario Cuellar crossed...(Read More)
LEAL, TEXAS. Leal was near the confluence of Leon Creek and the Medina River, near the site of present Cassin in southern Bexar County. A post office, named in honor of a prominent local family, operated from 1858 to 1867. The community gradually declined after the Civil War and was supplanted by nearby Earle in the 1880s.
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