Driving through San Antonio, it can be easy to forget the long, storied history of the city within American, Mexican, and well, Texas, history. Even people who venture downtown, taking in the shell of the old 1800’s-style architecture get only a whiff of the old saloons and other very Western haunts found at one time here.
That is, until they turn around, walk back a little bit, and notice it off on a large piece of land. It could be mistaken for an old empty parking lot, but it certainly is much more significant and alive at a closer glance. The adobe looms much larger as you approach.
That’s the Alamo. Line up for a tour and you may just experience the most special museum in Texas, or the world, if you ask people in San Antonio.
It was the Alamo Mission at the time, though it had been wh...Read More