Alamo Archaeology Discovers Evidence of Adobe Brick Wall


On July 22, 2016, Alamo archaeologists discovered remains of an adobe brick wall approximately 58 cm (23 inches) below the flagstone surface, near the location where historians presume the west wall of the Alamo complex was built. The adobe is very fragile and is a type of material frequently associated with Spanish Colonial structures in the area. Read more…

Archaeologists display Alamo artifacts

On August 1, Alamo archaeologists displayed some of the 1,700 artifacts that were discovered during the four week dig.


Alamo archaeology team discovers tip of Mexican sword in south wall excavation

Archaeologists working near the Alamo discovered a unique military artifact, the broken tip of a sword believed to be owned by a Mexican non-commissioned officer. Read more…