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A trip to Texas isn't complete without seeing The Alamo #Infographic

A trip to Texas isn't complete without seeing The Alamo #Infographic

Alamo in the late 1800´s. Notice the saloon next to the Alamo. Texas. Alamo.

Alamo in the late 1800´s. Notice the saloon next to the Alamo. Texas. Alamo.

FACT Texas is the ONLY state that can fly it's flag the same height as the U.S. flag!

FACT Texas is the ONLY state that can fly it's flag the same height as the U.S. flag!

The Alamo, as drawn in 1854.  "The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution.

The Alamo, as drawn in 1854. "The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution.

Republic of Texas 1836. Formed as a separate nation after gaining independence from Mexico in 1836, the republic claimed borders that included all of the present US state of Texas as well as parts of present-day Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico based upon the Treaties of Velasco between the newly created Texas Republic and Mexico.

Republic of Texas 1836. Formed as a separate nation after gaining independence from Mexico in 1836, the republic claimed borders that included all of the present US state of Texas as well as parts of present-day Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico based upon the Treaties of Velasco between the newly created Texas Republic and Mexico.

"Victory or Death" letter, in 2013, returned to the Alamo under police escort.  Written at the Alamo by Col. William B. Travis on Feb. 24, 1836 as Santa Anna’s troops began their siege, this letter is considered a Texas treasure and one of the most stirring battleground letters in American history.  For the first time since it was written, the iconic letter returned to the Alamo for exhibit from Feb. 23 to March 7, 2013.  The letter will be returned to the State Archives Commission.

"Victory or Death" letter, in 2013, returned to the Alamo under police escort. Written at the Alamo by Col. William B. Travis on Feb. 24, 1836 as Santa Anna’s troops began their siege, this letter is considered a Texas treasure and one of the most stirring battleground letters in American history. For the first time since it was written, the iconic letter returned to the Alamo for exhibit from Feb. 23 to March 7, 2013. The letter will be returned to the State Archives Commission.

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