Public Art San Marcos

Mermaid Fetish? Head to San Marcos

Mermaid Fetish? Head to San Marcos

San Marcos, the charming little college-town halfway between Austin and San Antonio is known for many things, its historic square, its river, its outlet mall, but what most outsiders don't know, however, is that the town is obsession with mermaids. How did a mythical sea creature become the mascot for a landlocked Texas town? Here is how.