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Three Alamos?

181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…? The original location of the Alamo may have been discovered. The mission actually had three locations.  Read more here.Enter for a chance to receive an autographed copy of Bulletproof Badge & a Starbucks … Continue reading

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The Heroes of the Alamo

181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…? Inside the San Fernando Cathedral can be found a small coffin that most believe holds the remains of the men who died at the Alamo. Santa Anna had the bodies burned in giant … Continue reading

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13 Days of Glory

181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…? After 13 days of holding off thousands of Mexican soldiers, the Alamo fell on March 6, 1836. Those 13 days gave the Texas army time to formulate a plan and inspiration to … Continue reading

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St. Anthony of Padua

181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…? Spanish settlers built the Mission San Antonio de Valero, named for St. Anthony of Padua, on the banks of the San Antonio River around 1718. Enter for a chance to receive an autographed … Continue reading

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1920 Walls

181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…? The original walls around the Alamo are long gone. The stone walls and arches there today were built in the 1920s. Enter for a chance to receive an autographed copy of Bulletproof Badge & … Continue reading

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Remember the Cottonwood?

181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…? The Spanish stationed a cavalry unit in Sn Antonio in the early 1800s. Alamo is the Spanish word for “cottonwood,” and cavalry soldiers adopted the nickname in homage to their hometown: Alamo de Parras, … Continue reading

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Misión San Antonio de Valero

Celebrating 181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…? The Alamo was originally a Spanish mission. Enter for a chance to receive an autographed copy of Bulletproof Badge & a Starbucks gift card. Texas Rafflecopter Giveaway Angi’s Books: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Google | … Continue reading

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San Antonio or Bust

~Angi !! RWA NEON FUN CONTEST !! An autographed signed back and several signed books from conference. New drawing. through August 3rd   Be sure to stop by Get Lost In A Story for fun interviews, pictures and to enter our Fun … Continue reading

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My Favorite Shot of the Alamo

~Angi !! RWA NEON FUN CONTEST !! An autographed signed back and several signed books from conference. New drawing. through August 3rd  

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