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Remembering Alamo ... and other things along the way

Virgie V. Jones

Remembering Alamo ... and other things along the way

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Published by Morris-Burt Press in Alamo, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Ramon Valley (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • San Ramon Valley (Calif.) -- History -- Miscellanea.,
    • San Ramon Valley (Calif.) -- Genealogy.,
    • San Ramon Valley (Calif.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistorical persons & places ... in San Ramon Valley.
      Statementby Virgie V. Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.S2 J66
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5199472M
      ISBN 100960089012, 0960089020
      LC Control Number75022667

        When in San Antonio you must visit the Alamo. We signed up for tje free tour. You register for a time and then arrive 15 minutes early to tour the Church and grounds. It is very well preserved and being restored each year. The guides along the way give you insight on what happened at the Alamo over time and during the siegeK TripAdvisor reviews.   My wife and I are from San Antonio and we were downtown to see the lights along the Riverwalk. We parked across the street from the Alamo and walked to the Riverwalk from there and took a picture of the majestic Alamo along the way. Every time we visit is a time to reflect on the people who died here so many years agoK TripAdvisor reviews.


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Remembering Alamo covers politics, schools, clubs, organizations, "firsts" for Alamo, services and changes, and many other topics. It includes personal vignettes and genealogies of pioneer families of the San Ramon Valley.

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and other things along the way book, Colonel William Travis and hopelessly outnumbered, held off the Mexican army lead by General Santa Anna at the Mission San Antonio de Valero-the Alamo. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Remembering Alamo and other things along the way at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(1).

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is the acclaimed classic accounts of one of the most thrilling moments in the history of the United States frontier. The battle for the Alamo was an epic event in the fight for Texas independence from Mexico.

Davy Crockett, Colonel Jim Bowie and Colonel Travis are just three of the legendary and colorful heroes whose courageous and doomed defense of the/5(7). REMEMBER THE ALAMO. was written in the s and is the first entry into Randle and Cornett's Time Mercenaries series, which consist of three novels in all (the other two are Remember Gettysburg and REMEMBER LITTLE BIG HORN!).

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“Alamo has been a strong inspiration for nations striving for freedom all around the globe since Gvozdansko has not earned public reputation, but profoundly touched the heart of the bitter enemy Ferhat-paša alone in   Her first book was "Remembering Alamo and Other Things Along the Way" ().

This was followed by a sequel, "Historical Persons and Places in San Ramon Valley" (). Virgie moved in as a bona fide Alamo resident in Virgie honed her writing skills by. Alamo did not turn out to be “the metropolis of the future,” but in the s it had the same natural beauty and the crucial location that residents take pride in today.

Sources: Virgie V. Jones’ book“ Remembering Alamo and Other Things Along the Remembering Alamo. and other things along the way book ; J.

Munro- Fraser’s “History of Contra Costa County ” (); James Smith’s Recollections. Remembering is a deeply embedded social practice that informs the present. The act of remembering and the acts such rememberings inform are the subject of this work.

The ubiquity of the Alamo narrative stems, in part, from the multiple forms through which the Alamo is remembered: historiography, film, literature, and other genres of. Remembering the Alamo tells about the famous battle in and highlights the leaders on both sides.

It recounts the history of Texas and Mexico, the events leading up to the battle, and what happened after Mexican troops defeated the Texans. Illustrations, diagrams, photos, a. Remembering the Alamo Recuerdos de El Álamo Remembering the Alamo Remembering the Alamo Remembering the Alamo Remembering the Alamo Remembering the Alamo.

Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level T (Grade 3), Lexile L. Remembering the Alamo tells about the famous battle in and highlights the leaders on both sides.

The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue. In Marchthe Mexican army led by General Santa Anna massacred more than two hundred Texians who had been trapped in the Alamo.

After thirteen days of fighting, American legends Jim Bowie and Davey Crockett died there, along with other Americans who had moved to Texas looking for a fresh start.

Yet to visit the Alamo is to be reminded of the profoundly important historical drama that unfolded there – a story that John Myers Myers tells well in his book The Alamo. John Myers Myers – cool double last name and all – was originally a New York The Alamo looms large in the American mind, and particularly in the State of Texas/5(18).

Michael Reynolds, Editor in Chief of Europa Editions, shares his thoughts on Marcel Proust. Hemme, one of the area's earliest settlers, bought 3, acres in total extending from Alamo down the flatlands of the San Ramon Valley, according to "Remembering Alamo and Other Things Along the Way" by local historian Virgie Jones.

Jones' book describes Hemme as a man known for his generosity. For its advocates, though, the Alamo reflects a stubborn Texan drive for independence won from Mexico injust as that nation was losing its way in the mire of coups and tyranny.

 “The Alamo” John Lee Hancock, Travis Greenwood T.X. History 7/30/07 The production of “The Alamo” was based upon the events leading up to, during, and after the siege of the Alamo in It began with Sam Houston “selling Texas”, and ended with the battle of San Jacinto.

I chose this film, because the bravery shown by the individuals who were in the Alamo is truly. The diary dates fromrecord of the battle of the Alamo among other things (10 mth period—Nov Aug 36). It was written by a Mexican soldier, Juan de la Garza and it says some very interesting things: Crockett’s real motives had to do with gold (in a well).

The Gates of the Alamo: A Novel by Stephen Harrigan Knopf, pp., $ The truth of the Alamo, like most distant historical events layered by mythic retellings, is an enigma shrouded in. “I have incredibly vivid memories of watching it,” Collins says on the phone from Abilene, TX, where he is participating in a tour promoting his book, The Alamo and Beyond: A Collector’s.

1. the Alamo A quick refresher on the basics of the Battle of the Alamo: fought from February March 6,between Mexico and the Republic of Texas as a part of the Texas Revolution. On Feb. 23, Texans will be remembering the Alamo and the th anniversary of the start of the day siege that ended with the Mexican slaughter of Texas revolutionaries at.

Remember the Alamo. by Kevin Randle and Robert Cornett Charter Books, (originally published ) Price I paid: 75¢ InMexican troops under Santa Anna defeated a small band of Texan defenders at the Alamo. The Americans, including Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, were slaughtered to a man in the final downfall.

Now a rich. The Battle of the Alamo during Texas’ war for independence from Mexico lasted thirteen days, from Febru March 6, In December ofa group. Includes: •Charles River Editors’ original history of The Battle of the Alamo •Remember the Alamo by Amelia E.

Barr “The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion, otherwise, the garrison are to be put to the sword, if the fort is taken—I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, & our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender or retreat.

Even the most ambitious Alamo film to date, John Wayne’s The Alamo, was a critical and financial flop. The Alamo has proven a difficult story for filmmakers to tell, and for obvious reasons—you trap your heroes in a fort for 12 days without much happening, save long conversations on patriotism, and then kill them off in an ending that.

Stephen Harrigan is the author of ten books, including A Friend of Mr. Lincoln and Remember Ben Clayton, which among other awards won the James Fenimore Cooper Prize from the Society of American Historians for best historical is also a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly and a screenwriter who has written many movies for television.

He lives in Austin, Texas. One local history that is familiar to almost all in Texas is, “The Battle of the Alamo.” “Why Should I Remember the Alamo” The well-known cry to “Remember The Alamo” is not just something local San Antonians and Texans remember but something that is held in the memories of people all over the world.

According to Virgie Jones (former member and historian and author of “ Remembering Alamo and Other Things Along the Way ” this was the Humburg* home built in and located near current CVS site. Different sources site Huber when history was rewritten in early ’s. Since both families were in Alamo. Remember the Alamo shows how Tejanos, far from being passive onlookers, actively changed the course of Texas history — on the battlefield and in the political arena.

It recasts the war for Texas. Remembering The Alamo With A Texas Historian At The Alamo we began hearing about Steve Inskeep road trip along the U.S./Mexico border.

It's a good way to explain things to people because. The Greatest Battles in History: The Battle of the Alamo comprehensively covers the lead up to the battle and what is known and unknown about the siege and battle itself. Along the way, it looks at some of the most controversial and unknown aspects of the battle, as well as the aftermath and legacy of the battle.

The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, ) was a pivotal event in the Texas ing a day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing the Texian and immigrant occupiers.

Santa Anna's cruelty during the battle inspired. *Perfect for ages *Includes pictures of the Alamo and famous people and events. "I shall never surrender or retreat.—Victory or Death.” – William B.

Travis In Charles River Editors’ History for Kids series, your children can learn about history’s most important people and events in an easy, entertaining, and educational way. Pictures help bring the story to life, and the concise. I found The Alamo Bride by Kathleen Y'Barbo to be a great 7th book to this series of the Daughters of the Mayflower put out by Barbour Publishing.

I loved the way this author brought about the journey of this man and the twists along the way. I loved the compassion and intelligence the mom and daughter had to help him when he was hurt and to.

Inthe Alamo and the four other San Antonio missions were designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, joining the ranks of the Taj Majal and Stonehenge as among the most historically important structures in the world.

The organization points out that the sites represent an “interweaving of the cultures of the Spanish and the Coahuiltecan.The city of San Antonio seems to revolve around the site of the Alamo, the most visited historic landmark in Texas.

Located in the center of downtown San Antonio, adjacent to the San Antonio River, Alamo Plaza is a bustling area full of fun restaurants, attractions, and other things to do. Check out our list of Alamo Plaza attractions to help plan your d.

We stopped at the pole barn with the picnic tables and did rubbings or drawings of the leaves in another book we kept, searched through a field guide to identify them and label them in the book. The boys loved it. Other things we enjoyed were: the Memphis Zoo (we’d concentrate on a different section each visit), the Pink Palace Science Museum.