Preserving the Alamo
Credit: San Antonio Express News © San Antonio Express News
Pam Rosser, Alamo Conservator, works on removing a layer of whitewash covering Spanish colonial era plaster at the Alamo on July 12, 2016.

Everyday, expert conservators and archaeologists work hard to preserve the Shrine of Texas Liberty, in honor of all those who lived, fought and died here.

Their task is great and they've begun an unprecedented preservation effort: the Alamo Plan. These are the Alamo's unsung conservation heroes.

Join the effort to save the Alamo. Whether you live in San Antonio, Texas, America or the world, there are many ways you can help below.