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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

Stories of The Alamo

It is that time of year again, when we gather the kids, load up the cooler, and head to the river! Whether you’re a seasoned tubing family or novice, print out these tips to have the best river day with the family possible! more

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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? more

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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. more

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An easy recipe for those days the family wants something quick but delicious! more

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With technology playing such a major part of everyone's life it is easy to become submerged in a world that is controlled by it. For children, this can have devastating effects. more

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We love tacos because they are easy to make and can provide a one-dish meal for a casual summer dinner, or for a busy night. These fish tacos are delicious as well! more

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Americans love burgers, and here in San Antonio, we’re no different. With so many local restaurants and a bursting food culture, San Antonio has some of the best burgers around that you can’t find anywhere else. more

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These Parmesan Pecan Chicken Tenders look delicious for a nice healthy lunch or dinner recipe to add to your menu! The entire family will love these flavorful tenders. more

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Everybody loves tacos and these are made using some healthier ingredients, always a good thing! more

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Making a terrarium, a self-sustainable ecosystem with a living, growing plant inside a sealed bottle, is a pretty easy project! more

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Love Kettle Corn you get at fairs? Make this homemade Kettle Corn at home. more

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Tackling home improvement projects with kids in tow can be challenging. But if kids are old enough, moms and dads can enlist their youngsters' help when working on projects around the house. more

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These little clay pot snowmen are the perfect winter project for kids, so adorable! more

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Parents know it's not always easy to get kids to be more physically active. But the following are a few tips parents might find useful when encouraging their kids to embrace a more active lifestyle. more

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Winter is upon us once again, and with it comes no only the holiday’s and their notoriously hectic pace but also a lot of indoor activities that keep people in close contact with others. more

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