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

The Alamo / El Alamo

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 10, 2014
1. The Alamo Marker
Side 1 in English
Inscription. Side 1
The Alamo
Mission San Antonio de Valero - famed as The Alamo - founded 1718 by Spanish Missionaries. Secularized 1793. Garrison for Spanish Cavalry and Flying Company of San Carlos de Parras y Alamo. Between February 23 and March 6, 1836, gallant Texans, greatly outnumbered by General Santa Anna's Army defended the sprawling compound to the death. The Battle of The Alamo stands as a symbol of freedom throughout the world. The Alamo Chapel and convent, later the Long Barracks, remain and are owned by the State of Texas and are under the custody of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. National, State and City Landmark.

Side 2
El Alamo
Misión San Antonio de Valero – conocido por El Alamo – fundada 1718 por Misioneros Españoles. Seculada 1793. Guarnación por Calvario Español y Companía Voladora de San Carlos de Parras y Alamo. Entre Febrero 23 y Marzo 6, 1836, Tejanos galantes, sobrepasados por el Gobierno del General Santa Anna, defendieron el compuesto hasta la muerte. La Batalla del Alamo representa un símbolo de libertad sobre todo el mundo. La Capilla del Alamo y convento, despues los Cuarteles Largos, permanecen y son propiedad del Estado de Tejas bajo en cuidado de las Hijas de la República de Tejas. Marcas históricas Nacional, Estadal y Municipal.
 
Location.
El Alamo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 10, 2014
2. El Alamo Marker
Side 2 En Español
29° 25.528′ N, 98° 29.223′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Alamo Plaza and East Crockett Street. Click for map. Located on the sidewalk across the street from 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. Alamo Low Barracks and Main Gateway (within shouting distance of this marker); Adina de Zavala (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of the Mission and Origin of Name (within shouting distance of this marker); Letter From The Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Defense of The Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alamo in 1836 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Heroes of the Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .  The Alamo. The Shrine of Texas Liberty (Submitted on October 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Forts, CastlesWar, Texas Independence
 
The Alamo image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 10, 2014
3. The Alamo
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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