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Alamo. San Antonio, Texas.

Mar. 6, 1836, Davy Crockett, James Bowie, Col. William Travis and 184 Texas soldiers are wiped out as the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, falls into the hands of the Mexican Army.

The Alamo has it looked in 1836.

Haha I ain't from Texas but pretty close. And all this is true where I live. In okla about 30 mins from tx state line.

On February 24, 1836, Colonel William Travis issues a call for help on behalf of the Texan troops defending the Alamo.

Texas is the passion, the proper study and the possession of all Texans. John Steinbeck, 1962

Oh yes. Especially the Houston speed limit one, also passing on the right side of the road and making your own "get off" on I290...

Texas is neither western or southern. Texas is Texas! Like cool images of Texas? dallasphotoworks.com

Traveling Texas in the early days? It was probably over one of these routes on El Camino Real, the "king's highway". For a brief history, see: home.nps.gov/...

The Major Movements of Texan and Mexican Military Forces, February - April, 1836 (119K) From Atlas of Texas. Published by The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Business Research, 1976. tex_mex_forces_1836.jpg (653×823)

I said I was done with the Texas decor in our apt, but I could go for this.

Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped at age nine by Comanche's who massacred her family. She lived with them for 24 years, forgetting her white ways. She married Chief Peta Nocona and had 3 children including Quanah Parker. Rescued at age 34 by Texas rangers but for 10 yrs refused to adjust to white ways. She escaped once only to be "rescued" again. Heartbroken over the loss of her husband and children she stopped eating and died of influenza in 1870.