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Heroes of the Alamo

 
 
Heroes of the Alamo Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Heroes of the Alamo Marker
Inscription. This oak tree planted in the spring of 1965 in memory of the Heroes of the Alamo. Presented by the First Officers' Training Camp Association of Texas, Leon Springs, Texas, May 8...August 15, 1917.
Roster of First Campers filed in Alamo Library.
 
Erected 1965 by First Officers' Training Camp Association of Texas.
 
Location. 29° 25.55′ N, 98° 29.117′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Houston Street and 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is in Alamo Plaza, on the grounds of the Alamo. 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. The Alamo in 1836 (within shouting distance of this marker); Acequia (Irrigation Ditch) (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Alamo in 1836 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mission Period (within shouting distance of this marker); Japanese Monument to The Heroes of the Alamo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Noble Cottonwood
The Oak Tree image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. The Oak Tree
(about 300 feet away); Soldiers of the War of 1812 Who Fought for Texas (about 300 feet away); Tennessee Volunteers at the Alamo (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Regarding Heroes of the Alamo. The front of the granite pedestal shows the logo of the First Officers' Training Camp Association of Leon Springs, Texas over the United States and Texas flags. Beneath the flags is the motto, "Brave men shall not die because I faltered."
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
 
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