Friday, June 24th, 2016
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has reached a settlement with the longtime managers of the Alamo, whom he fired last year in a move that set off a protracted fight over a library collection on the grounds of the state-owned monument.
Monday, July 6th, 2015
The Alamo and other historic shrines known as the San Antonio Missions have been added to a list of internationally recognized landmarks that includes the Taj Mahal and the Great Barrier Reef.
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
After nine years of trying, boosters of the San Antonio Missions — including the Alamo — will find out early Sunday morning if the historic Texas shrines will join a list of other internationally recognized landmarks such...
Monday, October 27th, 2014
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...
Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
The Hays County Historical Commission has again been honored with the Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for local groups that “demonstrate concerted efforts to preserve the history and character of Texas.”
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
The exhibit coincides with Texas History Month.
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
The famous “Victory or Death” letter will return to the Alamo for the first time since Col. William B. Travis wrote it there in 1836.
Friday, August 31st, 2012
At a recent Alamo Plaza Better Block event, Robert Benavides led about 20 people on a tour of the landmark, where in addition to historical markers and re-enactors of the site’s infamous battle, there were also street...
Monday, November 8th, 2010
Elected officials and members of the Sons of the Republic of Texas, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the Hays County Historical Commission were joined by area National Honor Society students and interested citizens Nov....