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Battle of the Alamo


Monday, October 27th, 2014

San Antonio awaits arrival of Phil Collins’ Alamo collection

More than 200 artifacts tied to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo will return to San Antonio — some for the first time in 178 years — this week, courtesy of British rock star Phil Collins. It is a significant step in a planned transformation for the state's historical site.