The Ride For Texas Independence

Location: 
The Alamo
300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, 78299
Date(s): 
February 24, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

On February 24, 1836, Alamo commander William B. Travis wrote the now famous "Victory or Death" letter.  Courier Albert Martin left the Alamo with the letter to ride across Texas to deliver Travis' impassioned plea for reinforcements to the people of Texas. 

This historic event will be recreated at 10 a.m. on February 24, 2017 as part of the commemoration of the 181st anniversary of the siege and battle of the Alamo.  

Following the reenactment there will be living history demonstrations on 19th century letter writing, printing, transportation and more.