Country Musician Adam "Colt" McBee to Lead "Never Surrender or Retreat" Reenactment at The Alamo Today

February 24, 2023


Jonathan Huhn, Alamo Trust, Inc.
Office (210) 225-1391x6064
Mobile (210) 867-7717

Reenactment of Travis writing letter in front of the Alamo Church

The Alamo invites the public to attend the Never Surrender or Retreat reenactment, led by Country Musician Adam "Colt" McBee. This event marks the commemoration of Colonel William Travis’ famous call for reinforcements during the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.

Today, at 10:00 a.m. in Alamo Plaza, visitors will have the opportunity to witness a live recreation and reading of this historic moment in Texas history. Colt McBee, a Texas-born Country singer, and Olympic Skeet Shooter for Team USA, will lead the reenactment.

In addition to the reenactment, visitors will have the chance to participate in a writing activity/contest where they can write their own “Never Surrender or Retreat” letter. This is a unique opportunity for families, history enthusiasts, and community members to learn about and engage with this important moment in Texas history.

Admission to the reenactment and writing activity/contest is free and open to the public. The Alamo is proud to provide this opportunity for the community to learn about and engage with this important moment in Texas history.

What:   Never Surrender or Retreat

Who:    Public

When:  Friday, February 24, 10 a.m.

Where: The Alamo
              300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

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