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Mission San Antonio de Valero 3rd Site The Alamo

A historic spanish-style mission with a large grass field in front.
Mission San Antonio, 3rd Site, commonly known as "The Alamo."

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Most commonly known as the Alamo, the third site of Mission San Antonio de Valero was an important part of missionary work in Texas before becoming the site of many military garrisons.

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This beautifully reconstructed mission offers expansive grounds and many Spanish architectural details, carved in limestone from the banks of the San Antonio River.

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El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail

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Last updated: August 11, 2020