Alamo Young Courier Program
The Alamo Young Courier Program is an educational activity
booklet geared towards children 5 to 10 years old. Inside
the booklet are 20 pages of fun and educational activities.
You will find everything from a crossword puzzle to a math
worksheet in which you must calculate how many shots a
soldier can shoot with his musket. The booklet is available
for sale in our Gift Museum for $6.50. This price includes
the Alamo Young Courier Badge pictured below. A sample
page is also displayed.
There were at least 18 women and children that survived
the Battle of the Alamo. Most of them were found in the church
after the battle. The women were given a blanket and two
pesos. They were then allowed to leave. They are responsible
for spreading the word that the Alamo had fallen. After this
news spread, men began to rally to the cause and the Texian
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