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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
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 10, 2014
2. El Alamo Marker
Side 2 En Español
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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionForts or CastlesWar, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 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. Located on the sidewalk across the street from The Alamo. 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. Alamo Low Barracks and Main Gateway (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of the Mission and Origin of Name (within shouting distance of this marker); Adina de Zavala (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 10, 2014
3. The Alamo
 The Alamo. The Shrine of Texas Liberty (Submitted on October 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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