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

Clara Driscoll

Lest We Forget

 
 
Clara Driscoll Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
1. Clara Driscoll Marker
Inscription.
Title to the Alamo Mission property,
acquired through her efforts and
her personal fortune, was conveyed by
Clara Driscoll
to the State of Texas, Sept. 5th 1905:
“That the sacred shrine be saved from the
encroachments of commercialism
and stand through eternity a monument
incomparable to the immortal heroes
who died that Texas might not perish.”
March 2nd, 1927

 
Erected 1927 by Daughters of the Texas Republic.
 
Location. 29° 25.56′ N, 98° 29.182′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Touch for map. Marker is on the east wall of the Long Barrack, within the Alamo Mission complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Alamo Plaza, 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 (here, next to this marker); The Alamo (a few steps from this marker); Spanish Mission and Military Post (a few steps from this marker); Mission Mill (and Millstone) (a few steps from this marker); The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas
Clara Driscoll Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
2. Clara Driscoll Marker
At center of photo.
(a few steps from this marker); Masonic Heroes of the Alamo (a few steps from this marker); The Alamo in 1836 (a few steps from this marker); Japanese Monument to The Heroes of the Alamo (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clara Driscoll. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Alamo. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyChurches, Etc.HeroesLandmarksMan-Made FeaturesNotable PersonsNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,395 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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