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Spotlight on: The Alamo City
The Alamo & Other Historic Sites
Originally part of Mexico and annexed by the United States in 1845, San Antonio has a far-reaching past, rich in Native American history, and early American settlements. Travel in from nearby cities like Floresville, or Hondo and explore iconic sights like the Alamo, and Fort Sam Houston. It’s all a part of the historic San Antonio landscape.
Travel into the southern Plains of Texas for an adventure of historic proportions. Built in 1724, the Alamo is one of the most iconic and legendary attractions in the Lone Star State. Visitors from around the world, and closer areas like Hondo, and San Marcos, make their way to the Alamo in droves to personally witness the history.
Built in 1876, Fort Sam Houston once housed Geronimo, the famous Apache, and has it’s own unique and illustrious U.S. Army history. Travel in from nearby Gonzales, or New Braunfels and check out the classic 1870 Fort Sam Houston Clock Tower.
Visitors from nearby San Marcos enjoy a historical journey when exploring the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Preserving original Spanish frontier missions, guests of the park can check out the Mission Espada, or Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo – many visitors make sure to see the Mission San Juan Capistrano.
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