One of the most famous phrases in our culture is “remember the Alamo!” and it was uttered on Feb 25, 1836 in San Antonio, Texas. These few weeks between the end of Feb and mid March are a celebration in Texas of the state’s fight for independence.
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Today is the anniversary of the most historic day of many in the history of the great state of Texas, the date of the fall of the Alamo. 1,270 more words
“Davy Crockett was killed at the Alamo in 1836 fighting for the independence of Texas. Earlier, however, he had served nine years in Congress. During one of these years a fire broke out in Georgetown, a suburb of Washington, and many of the Congressman, including Crockett, helped fight the blaze. 413 more words