Almo Plaza
North Wall

Walk back towards the corner of Houston and Alamo Streets. Do not cross back over Houston Street. Cross Alamo Street at the light and walk east. You should stop in front of the Hippolito F. Garcia Federal Building and United States Courthouse.

The Alamo’s north wall ran directly across Alamo Street and through the Federal building lobby. All the space north of this wall was a scene of incredible carnage.  This is where the Mexican forces broke through the Alamo's defenses. Alamo commander William B. Travis died here defending the North wall.
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Gary Foreman Photography/Mark Lemon Model

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Almo Plaza


This mobile tour of historic Alamo Plaza would not have been possible without the assistance of many partners.

Dr. Bruce Winders, The Alamo Curator, Historian and Author

Gary L. Foreman, Native Sun Productions

George Nelson, Author of The Alamo: An Illustrated History

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas

State of Texas General Land Office

The Alamo Chapter #40, The Sons of the Republic of Texas

Bob Benavides, San Antonio Living History Association

City of San Antonio’s, Office of Historic Preservation

City of San Antonio’s, Center City Development Office

Images were provided by the following individuals and institutions:

Gary Foreman Photography/Model by Mark Lemon

The Alamo Collection, Artist Gary Zaboly

Mike Harris

The McNay Art Museum

George Nelson

Bruce Mackenzie Martin