O. Henry House Museum

601 Dolorosa Street
San Antonio, TX 78207

O. Henry, Considered one of America's greatest short-story writers, lived in this house in 1885. As editor of his newspaper The Rolling Stone he used San Antonio as the setting of some of his most intriguing short stories such as A Fog in Santone and The Higher Abdication. In 1896 O. Henry moved to Austin, was indicted for embezzlement and spent three years in prison where he used his time productively honoring his craft and memorizing every word in the dictionary.

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