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On April 22nd, Sergeant James Austin Sylvester is credited with the capture of Santa Anna who was said to have been hiding in nearby bushes after the battle had concluded. This is the story of his capture. Read more

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Amidst the smoke, and sounds of shelling and cannon fire from behind the walls of a re-creation of the 1836 Alamo grounds, Battle For Texas visitors come across one of the most significant artifacts from the Texas Revolution; an 18-pound cannon ball. Read more

Stories of The Alamo

This week, we highlight the Interior Sacristy Doors of the Alamo Chapel. During the siege of the Alamo, behind the sacristy doors, laid the woman and children who were the family members of some of the defenders fighting against Mexican forces. Read more

Stories of The Alamo

In our next installment of Stories of the Alamo, we uncover the story of David Crockett's infamous "long knife". Crockett’s memoirs contain a detailed account of Crockett having once killed a bear armed only with this knife. Read more

Stories of The Alamo

Our first story in our series, Stories of the Alamo, is about the infamous David Bowie and a portrait painted of him by Lewis Dominique Grandjean Develle. Read more

Stories of The Alamo

Every day we're inundated with information and often from two opposing sides. So how do we teach kids to evaluate the information they read and hear, whether it comes from the media, our leaders, family, or friends? Read to find out! Read more

Parenting Tips

How do we Raise Charitable Children in today's society? I feel like it can sometimes feel impossible. We are raising children in a time where kids have phones at the age of 7 and name brand clothing makes you popular. Is there room for charity? Read more

Parenting Tips

Kids these days are least interested in reading and watching the news. All they care about is their video games and mobile phones through which they can chat and play games and do nothing more. Read more

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Are you looking for way to get your kids reading more? How do you get them to consistently find the time to do this? Read more

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