Reenactment of Travis writing letter in front of the Alamo Church

Revisit this pivotal moment in Texas history by witnessing a reading of Colonel William Travis' "Never Surrender or Retreat" letter. This famous plea for reinforcements will be read by Colt McBee, a Texas-born Country singer and Olympic Skeet Shooter for Team USA.

Watch a live recreation and reading of this important moment in Texas history. There will also be a writing activity/contest – write their own Never Surrender or Retreat letter.

Join us in person for this free event.

Event Information

Friday, February 24, 2023
10:00 a.m.
Alamo Plaza
Street Address:

The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78205

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Additional notes:

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