Crowds gather to mark ‘Dawn at the Alamo’ commemorative ceremony

SAN ANTONIO – A large crowd of people gathered around the Alamo early Friday morning to witness the “Dawn at the Alamo” commemorative ceremony.

The ceremony began around 6 a.m. and was to honor and remember both armies who made their sacrifice 184 years ago.

The “Dawn at the Alamo” describes the events leading up to the morning of the battle.

Lt. Gov. Patrick says Alamo Master Plan ‘badly off track,’ citing plaza design, Cenotaph relocation

On Thursday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick criticized current plans to redesign and restore the Alamo and its surrounding area, saying the project is “badly off track”.

The Alamo Master Plan has several components, including the restoration of the Church and Long Barracks, showing the historic footprint of the site and creating a visitors center.

The Texas Historical Commission will meet on Mar. 24-25 and will discuss authorizing the dismantling, restoration and relocation of the Cenotaph.

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