Captured the Alamo in San Antonio around dusk where there was a brief moment of no one in front of it for this cityscape.  The Alamo was originally known as Misión San Antonio de Valero and was founded as a Catholic mission in 18th century as a mission and fortress compound along with educational purpose for the American Indian. Today is is part of the San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site in San Antonio, Texas. This historic landmark site is part of the San antonio cityscape which draws thousand of tourist year round to come to the mission and discover the historic significance of this place.  The Alamo is treated with a lot of reverence so be respectful when inside at all times. Today it is part of San Antonio greatest toursit attraction because of it contribution to history.  During the revolution a small number of Texians were at the compound when the Mexican Army attacked and kill most who were left inside and burned some of the place down.  Many know the history of Battle of the Alamo as William Travis and his men like Daniel Boon and Jim Bowie fought Santa Anna Army. The Alamo was brought back to life when the Daughter of the Republic in 1835 started trying to preserve it and had maintained until 2015 when the Texas Land Office took over the site. Today it is probably one of the most popular tourist spots in the state of Texas.
Image 1 of 1
 
San Antonio's Alamo at Dusk
Captured the Alamo in San Antonio around dusk where there was a brief moment of no one in front of it for this cityscape. The Alamo was originally known as Misión San Antonio de Valero and was founded as a Catholic mission in 18th century as a mission and fortress compound along with educational purpose for the American Indian. Today is is part of the San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site in San Antonio, Texas. This historic landmark site is part of the San antonio cityscape which...
more »
  • Date: 20 Dec 2015
  • Size: 6675x4447
  • Filename: The-Alamo-at-Dusk-DSC-0499.jpg
  • Image size: 28.7MB pixels