The Alamo / El Alamo

The Alamo / El Alamo (HM1HHI)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78205 Bexar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 25.528', W 98° 29.223'

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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.

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El Alamo
Misión San Antonio de Valero — conocido por El Alamo — fundada 1718 por Misioneros Españoles. Seculada 1793. Guarnación por Calverio Español y Companía Voladora de San Carlos de Parras y Alamo. Entre Febrero 23 y Marzo 6, 1836, Tejanos galantes, sobrepasados por el Goberieno 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 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.
Historical Period19th Century, 18th Century, Texas Independence
Historical PlaceChurch/House of Worship, Battlefield
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 549755 N 3255234
Decimal Degrees29.42546667, -98.48705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 25.528', W 98° 29.223'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 25' 31.6800" N, 98° 29' 13.3800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)210
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 313 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio TX 78205, US
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