Alamo

The redevelopment of the Alamo, which Bush oversees as land commissioner, has prompted pushback across the political spectrum.
Alamo Centotaph
In a stunning upset the Texas Historical Commission voted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 in favor of the Alamo Cenotaph to keep the memorial in place in a 9-10 hour zoom marathon. To their credit the vote 12-2 with one...
Lee Spencer White is the leadership, the drive behind the Alamo Defenders Descendants Association. She is a direct descendant of Gordon C. Jennings who fought in the battle and this is precisely why she is dedicated to the...
On December 18, 2019 the Historic and Design Review Commission listened to approximately 50 speakers, mostly opposing the relocation of the Alamo Cenotaph.  In spite of the compelling testimonials the panel of eleven heard,...
The Alamo is the most important place in Texas and in Texas History.It is the definition of all things Texan.It is about the people.The Texians--The Tejanos who gave their last full measure of devotion to a cause greater...
An inscription on the cenotaph reads: In Memory of the Heroes who sacrificed their lives March 6, 1836 in the defense of Texas. They chose never to surrender or retreat; these brave hearts with flag still proudly waving...
The following op-ed was written by Yvette Reyna. Reyna is a descendant of Alamo Defender José Toribio Losoya, and is a lifelong resident of San Antonio. All Texans are proud of our heritage. Our ancestors fought...
A $450 million plan to renovate the site has devolved into a five-year brawl over whether to focus narrowly on the 1836 battle or present a fuller view that delves into the site’s Indigenous history and the role of slavery...
Alamo Cenotaph
An inscription on the cenotaph reads:  In Memory of the Heroes who sacrificed their lives March 6, 1836 in the defense of Texas.  They chose never to surrender or retreat; these brave hearts with flag still proudly...
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush warned rioters who might be planning to target the Alamo in a tweet saying, “Don’t mess with The Alamo.” The Texas General Land Office is responsible for the care and safety of the...
Last week I commemorated Texas Independence Day by reading a letter written by Lieutenant Colonel William B. Travis during the Battle of the Alamo, “To the People of Texas & All Americans in the World” on the Senate...
Jerry Patterson is a retired USMC Lt Colonel who served our country honorably for 24 years during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Texas Senate from 1993-1999 and was the 27th Commissioner of the General Land Office...
On Thursday, May 11, 2017 the City of San Antonio approved a $450M Master Plan to ‘reimagine’ the most prestigious and significant mission in Texas, the Alamo. The Alamo Master Plan has some interesting comments about "...
 

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