Experience "Never Surrender or Retreat" at The Alamo on February 24

February 23, 2022


Kevin Femmel, Alamo Trust, Inc.
Office (210) 225-1391x3005
Mobile (210) 836-8616

Experience an immersive recreation of the reading of the Travis Letter at The Alamo on February 24. Never Surrender or Retreat features a reenactment of Col. William Barret Travis' impassioned call for reinforcements.

As The Alamo is surrounded by the Mexican Army on February 24, 1836, Travis writes his famous "Victory or Death" letter and sends it out in hopes that the outnumbered Alamo Defenders will receive some much needed support.

Living historian on horseback in front of Alamo Church
Reenactment of Travis writing letter in front of the Alamo Church

Images from past performances of Never Surrender or Retreat.

Never Surrender or Retreat is just one of many special events visitors can enjoy during Battle of The Alamo Commemoration from February 23 through March 6. It is the absolute best time of the year to visit The Alamo, during the anniversary of the 1836 siege. This event will be live streamed on the News 4 San Antonio and Fox San Antonio websites and app.

Commemoration is possible because of the generous support of the following sponsors: Grunt Style, Garrison Brothers, Bolner's Fiesta Products, Dykema, and the Edouard Foundation. For a full list of events, visit theAlamo.org.

What:   "Never Surrender or Retreat," a special event with a live reading of William Barret Travis' "Victory or Death" letter.

Who:    Public and media

When:  Thursday, February 24; 10:00 a.m.

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

About Alamo Trust, Inc. | Located in the heart of San Antonio, the Alamo serves as a sacred memorial to all those who lived, fought and died there. Visitors pay homage to the heroes of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, a defining moment in Texas History. Alamo Trust, Inc., or the Alamo, tells that story of Texas independence, as part of its 300-year history to over 1.6 million visitors every year. To visit the Alamo is to witness living history, experience authentic artifacts and admire an iconic landmark that shaped the country. Visit theAlamo.org.