The Alamo. Heroes died here fighting for freedom. Travis... Bowie... Crockett... Esparza.
Their call for aid and refusal to surrender in the face of overwhelming odds stirred America and the world. Their sacrifice helped give birth to Texas.
Today the Alamo is the heart of San Antonio and it is Texas' most visited historic landmark.
Home of the famous 1836 battle and to living history demonstrations and special events throughout the year, the beautiful 300-year-old former Spanish mission turned fortress is open year-round and is free for families, school groups and everyone to visit, experience the battlefield first hand, and "remember the Alamo."
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