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    Palo Alto Battlefield

    National Historical Park Texas

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    Maintenance on parks roads and parking areas will begin Monday, September 1st and will continue through Friday, September 5th. Access to roads and parking areas may be limited at times. Call the park for the latest on road and parking conditions.

Brochures

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2013-2014 Special Events & Programs

Women in the U.S./Mexican War

Bird Checklist

Track Checklist

Butterfly Checklist

Lock, Stock, & Barrel

Battlefield Safety

Did You Know?

Battle of Palo Alto

The battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma introduced a new form of news gathering. Following the clashes, many newspapers sent reporters to the Rio Grande to cover the unfolding events, ushering in the era of the war correspondent.