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This Day in Texas History: Alamo Survivor Dies

This Day in Texas History: Alamo Survivor Dies October 7, 1883 On this day in 1883, Susanna Wilkerson Dickinson, survivor of the Alamo, died in Austin. The Tennessee native married Almaron Dickinson in 1829 and moved to Gonzales, Texas, in … Continue reading

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This Day in Texas History: Day Six of the Siege of the Alamo

This Day in Texas History: Day Six of the Siege of the Alamo Sunday February 28, 1836 Mexicans receive intelligence that 200 Texian reinforcements from Goliad are en route to the Alamo. The morale within the compound is high. According … Continue reading

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