La Villita

La Villita (HM1KBW)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78205 Bexar County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 25.304', W 98° 29.27'

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La Villita, "The Little Village", settled about 1722 as "The Town of the Alamo". Here General Martin de Perfecto Cos signed the Articles of Capitulation to Texians December 11, 1835 and General Santa Anna's artillery battery fired on defenders of the Alamo in March, 1836. Later, home to German, Polish and French immigrants. Restored 1939-41 by National Youth Administration and Works Progress Administration artisans under direction of the City of San Antonio as a living memorial to the heritage of early Texas, its people, and the arts and crafts of Pan America. Designated as both a National and a City historic district.
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HM NumberHM1KBW
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Date Added Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 549681 N 3254820
Decimal Degrees29.42173333, -98.48783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 25.304', W 98° 29.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 25' 18.24" N, 98° 29' 16.2" W
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Area Code(s)210
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 371 S Alamo St, San Antonio TX 78205, US
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