Alamo

San Antonio memories 1963 — JFK, Savings Bonds, Porky Pig and True Detective

Like many San Antonio residents on November 21, 1963, I saw President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jaqueline Kennedy the day before his assassination.


The Alamo: New technology creates a portal to the past with debut of historical app

Free app debuts today Recreates the Alamo as it was almost 200 years ago through augmented reality SAN ANTONIO, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — For the first…


A tale of Davy Crockett, hero of the Alamo and American frontier

Washington D.C. today could learn from Crockett King of the Wild Frontier Children raised in San Antonio, Texas in the 1900s were quite familiar with…


Happy Birthday San Antonio: Celebrate 300th anniversary in 2018

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Will San Antonio remove 1899-erected Confederate statue overnight?

City employee says ‘the fix is in’ New Mayor Ron Nirenberg bypassing Governance Committee  (Update: Just as this article and the source stated, the statue…


The Chilling Horror Behind the Door of Gunter Hotel Room 636

“He butchered someone in that room, but who?” In 1975, an envelope addressed and mailed to the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas contained a…


San Antonio, Texas is a top destination city according to U-Haul

SAN ANTONIO, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — San Antonio registers as the No. 3 U-Haul U.S. Destination City for 2016, according to the latest U-Haul…


Texas could suffer billions in losses and thousands in jobs if lawmakers pass controversial bathroom law

Texas legislature is considering a bill that could result in losses of over $3 billion in tourism dollars and 35,600 full-time jobs. A study by…


The Alamo Offers New Jim Bowie Exhibit and New Guided Tours

Beginning Saturday, March 4, 2017 the Alamo in San Antonio will offer a free special exhibit, “Bowie: Man-Knife-Legend,” the first exhibit to appear in a…