The Alamo in San Antonio and the Houston Museum District were named two of Americas Top Free Attractions by Travel+Leisure!

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All you need to know about the Alamo - Infographic {San Antonio, Texas}

All you need to know about the Alamo - Infographic {San Antonio, Texas}

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James Bowie (April 10, 1796-1836) – Hero of the Alamo, designer of the Bowie knife. Born in Logan County, died at “The Battle of the Alamo,” San Antonio, Texas.

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Mar. 6, 1836, Davy Crockett, James Bowie, Col. William Travis and 184 Texas soldiers are wiped out as the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, falls into the hands of the Mexican Army.

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Visiting The Alamo in San Antonio #Texas http://flightsandfrustration.com/visiting-alamo-san-antonio-texas/ On a recent trip to the US I headed to #San_Antonio with the direct purpose of visiting this historic monument. I was not disappointed. Little wonder I will always "Remember The Alamo" #alamo

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Feb. 23, 1836. The siege of "The Alamo" by the Mexican Army under the command of General Santa Anna, begins in San Antonio, Texas. Exactly 11 years later, U.S. troops under General Zachary Taylor defeat Santa Anna at the Battle of Buena Vista in Mexico.

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William Barret Travis, Aug.1,1809 - March 6,1836.Commander of the Alamo in March 1836. Travis knew that General Sam Houston needed time to build and train an army to fight General Santa Anna's army of around 3000 men. Travis directed the preparation of San Antonio de Valero Mission, known as the Alamo, for the anticipated arrival of Santa Anna and his main command of Mexican army. The Alamo defenders numbered approximately 183 men. Travis's letter addressed "To the People of Texas and All…

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