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Patio at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas
FormatPostcard
Description2 pages
LanguageEnglish
City, StateSan Antonio, TX
SubjectFine Arts
NotesErected in 1718 as a church and fortress, it became the symbol of Texas Independence. During the Texas-Mexican independence war in 1836, it was defended and lost to the last Texan. Soon "Remember the Alamo" became synonymous with Texas Independence.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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