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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree

 
 
Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree Marker
Inscription. An old legend describes this twin cypress as a lookout of a Mexican sniper who picked off the Texans as they came to the river for water.
 
Location. 29° 25.5′ N, 98° 29.533′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is at the intersection of River Walk and W. Crockett Street on River Walk. Click for map. This marker can be seen only if you are walking along the River Walk near W. Crockett Street. Marker is in this post office area: San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Antonio's River Walk and Flood Control System (here, next to this marker); San Antonio River Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); John Twohig Lived on These Grounds (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Casas Reales (about 400 feet away); San Antonio: The Flavor of Its Past (about 500 feet away); The Storming of Bexar (about 500 feet away); Main Plaza Fortifications (about 500 feet away); The Woll Invasion (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansWar, Texas Independence
 
Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
2. Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree Marker
At right center, with San Antonio River North Flood Control Gate to left.
Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,976 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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