May 29, 2017

Archives for July 2015

110 Years of Custodianship of the Alamo Ends for DRT

From the Dallas Morning News, July 10, 2015: Flags were lowered and prayers were said in the myriad languages of the Alamo’s 1836 defenders on Friday as the Daughters of the Republic of Texas ended their 110 years as custodians of the mission-turned-fortress-turned-shrine. Members of the 124-year-old group held a solemn, low-key ceremony to mark the handover of the Alamo to the General Land … [Read more...]

The Alamo Legacy of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas

July 3, 2015 by Jaime Bare   “The Alamo is not ancient history. It is no more ancient than love is an old story, for nothing is ancient and nothing is old which every day teaches something that is fine and beautiful and brave.” –Richard Harding Davis, 1892 The Daughters of the Republic of Texas have been dedicated to the preservation of the heritage of Texans since their inception in … [Read more...]