October 15, 2015This week, the City of San Antonio, the Texas General Land Office and the nonprofit Alamo Endowment will enter into a Cooperative Agreement to develop a joint master plan for the Alamo Historic District and Alamo Complex. By joining forces, our organizations now begin a redevelopment of Texas’ most beloved historic site, the Cradle of Texas Liberty so that, for the first time, visitors will see a complete historic interpretation of The Alamo from the time of its inception in the 170...more
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September 13, 2015The Texas General Land Office submitted the following to the editor of the Houston Chronicle on Sunday, September 13, 2015:
Dear Editor-- Brian Rosenthal is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. In his September 12th story on Commissioner Bush, he incorrectly alleges that "records show" that the Commissioner was "out of state or otherwise off of work" nearly half the time since his father entered the presidential race.
What the records really show is the exact opposite: out of 6...more
March 25, 2015No symbol defines Texas more than the Alamo.
Everyone knows that in 1836, a small band of defenders fought to the death rather than surrender. This is true. But the story of the Alamo is bigger than that.
It's the story of the triumph of freedom over tyranny. It's the story of Tejanos joining Texians to save Texas. It's the story of courage and the price of freedom...more