National Geographic : 1956 Apr
The Alamo -where you can stand on the costliest land in Texas Remember the Alamo, they said, for its price was San Antonio, today, offers a wide range of memo very high. Remember Davy Crockett, fiddling and rable tourist attractions. You can visit La Villita, an cracking jokes during the lulls in the fighting. Re- authentic restoration of the city's first residential member big Jim Bowie, too weakened by pneu- settlement, or see a play at the unique open-air monia to wield the famous knife, but firing from theatre, where the river winds between audience his cot all the same. Remember a garrison of 188 and stage. There are rodeos and stock shows, fies men who died to a man to buy freedom for Texas. tas, carnivals and museums. But most memorable of all is still the old mission with the bullet-pocked Over the years the traditions of the Alamo have walls, where brave men died to make all the rest become an indelible part of the American pattern - and Texas, itself - possible. S. . and nowhere is this more evident than in the - FREE Tour Information -- 4-H Club movement. This program, begun about FREE Tour Information SCm. o , u If you would like to visit San Antonio, or drive any 1900, seeks to develop in the nation's youth the where in the U.S.A., let us help plan your motor trip. qualities of loyalty, self-reliance and good citizen- Write: Tour Bureau, Sinclair Oil Corporation, 600 Fifth ship so gallantly demonstrated in San Antonio Avenue, New York 20, N. Y.-also ask for our colorful 120 years ago. National Parks Map. SINCLAIR SALUTES THE MEMBERS OF THE 4-H CLUBS for their achievements in farm, home and community enterprises, for SI their contributions to conservation, and for their part in build ing a better America.