Dawn at the Alamo Honors Alamo Defenders' Sacrifice in Commemoration of 187th Anniversary of Battle

March 1, 2023


Jonathan Huhn, Alamo Trust, Inc.
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Floral wreaths in front of the Alamo to remember the Defenders

On Monday, March 6, 2023, the Alamo will host Dawn at the Alamo, a special ceremony in partnership with the San Antonio Living History Association to honor the sacrifice of the Alamo Defenders. 

The Dawn at the Alamo event is the definitive Alamo experience, allowing attendees to witness the events leading up to the historic battle and to pay tribute to the bravery and heroism of the Alamo Defenders. The ceremony will include readings, music, wreath-laying, and a musket volley, creating a solemn and powerful experience for all in attendance.

Hundreds of Texans are expected to gather in Alamo Plaza for the commemorative event, which is part of the Alamo's larger Commemoration of the 187th anniversary of the battle in 1836.

"This is an incredibly important event for us, as we honor those who gave their lives in defense of freedom," said Alamo Trust, Inc. Executive Director, Dr. Kate Rogers. "We are honored to partner with the San Antonio Living History Association to present this meaningful ceremony, and to invite the community to join us in paying tribute to the Alamo Defenders."

The Dawn at the Alamo event will take place from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. on Monday, March 6, 2023, in Alamo Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

What:   Dawn at the Alamo

Who:    Public

When:  Monday, March 6, 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.

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

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