Unique learning experience

The battlefield of Palo Alto is much more than just a scene of conflict. The site is also an ideal atmosphere for learning. The broad field with its surrounding brush and thickets typifies the forbidding, yet often beautiful landscape of south Texas. The staff hopes to make this important site into your classroom and laboratory where human and natural history will come alive for your students.

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Education Resources

Help your students discover the U.S.-Mexican War. Review our ever-growing collection of education resources.

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Capture of General de la Vega

Make the park your classroom

Bring your students to Palo Alto Battlefield for a unique learning opportunity and experience the battlefield firsthand.

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Students becoming cannoneers

Hands-on history

Go beyond the textbook and bring history to life in your classroom!

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Student wearing Mexican War era items

Last updated: July 13, 2015

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1623 Central Blvd., Suite 213
Brownsville, TX 78520


(956) 541-2785 x333

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