Coronation of the Queen of the Order of the Alamo
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Fitted with custom gowns adorned with jewels, beads and handmade tassels, duchesses from San Antonio and out of town walked the stage at the Majestic Theater to make their full-court bows, followed by the crowning of Her Gracious Majesty, the Queen.
Alamo cannons can be seen downtown
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Along with long rifles that gave Alamo defenders more long-range accuracy than muskets carried by a much larger Mexican force, the former mission also was equipped with 21 mounted cannons that played a key role in the 13-day siege and battle for Texas ...
Remember the Alamo — and preserve its spirit
The April 18 Alamo discussion panel was attended by around 500 people. This $250 million Alamo makeover is not getting good reviews. Needless to say, everyone got the protest against the heat and the open stone floor. Need I even bring up the glass ...
Ambitious Alamo remodel faces scrutiny
Gene Powell, chairman of a six-member Alamo master plan management committee, said the plan is not fully "baked," but seeks to expand pedestrian space, by closing streets to traffic and other changes, to up to nearly 12 acres, at least doubling the ...