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

Lt. Col. William Barret Travis

 
 
Lt. Col. William Barret Travis Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2018
1. Lt. Col. William Barret Travis Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  
Legend states that in 1836 Lt. Col. William Barret Travis unsheathed his sword and drew a line on this ground before his battle-weary men stating: “Those prepared to give their lives in Freedomís cause, come over to me!”
 
Location. 29° 25.547′ N, 98° 29.178′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker can be reached from Alamo Plaza north of East Crockett Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. 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. Ruins of the Habitations of the Friars and Indians (a few steps from this marker); Letter From The Alamo (a few steps from this marker); Founding of the Mission and Origin of Name (a few steps from this marker); The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas (a few steps from this marker); Masonic Heroes of the Alamo (a few steps from this marker); The Alamo in 1836
Lt. Col. William Barret Travis Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2018
2. Lt. Col. William Barret Travis Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Clara Driscoll (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mission Period (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
The Alamo image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2018
3. The Alamo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2018. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2018. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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