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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansWar, Texas Independence.
 
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. This marker can be seen only if you are walking along the River Walk near W. Crockett Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Twohig House (within shouting distance of this marker); San Antonio River Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); Perote Prisoners (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Plaza - Plaza de las Islas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Twohig Lived on These Grounds (about
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.
300 feet away); Council House (about 300 feet away); The Casas Reales (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. San Antonio WPA Arts and Crafts Tile Murals
 
Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Twin Cypress Mexican Sniper Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,314 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on June 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1. submitted on May 10, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   2. submitted on May 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 10, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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