“We Have Got to Divorce the Alamo From the City of San Antonio!”

Alamo Defender’s Descendants gather for a photo in front of the cenotaph.

Saturday morning, Alamo Plaza was filled with hundreds of protesters, all there to send a message to GLO Commissioner George P. Bush, San Antonio Councilman Roberto Treviño, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, and any other self-serving politician that the Texas people want the Alamo cenotaph to stay right where it is.

The event was organized by the Alamo Defenders Descendants, those Texans who are directly related to the original heroes who manned the walls of the old fortress in 1836. Over the course of an hour, supporters stood in front of the cenotaph and made their case that this, the tombstone of the fathers and mothers of Texas ought not be desecrated by moving it from it’s spot in the center of the Alamo footprint to a place outside its walls, outside the new narrative the Reimagine the Alamo planners would like to weave for the new complex.

Protester kneels while listening to a speaker.

Lee Spencer White was there to represent the Descendants, along with many fellow sons and daughters of the Alamo, whom all gathered for a group photo during the presentation. “We’re calling out …

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