Archaeologists show off new artifacts found at Alamo site

Fort Worth Star-Telegram - By Bryan Bastible

More than 300 artifacts were freshly discovered at the Alamo site, and a Facebook Live video gives a closer look at some of the items found so far near the west wall. Reimagine the Alamo researchers found everything from broken ceramic to a button made from animal bone, dating from the 19th century or earlier…. Read more >

Redesigning The Alamo Presents A Unique Challenge

Texas Public Radio - By Joey Palacios
Texas Public Radio

Redesigning the Alamo will be a greater challenge than redesigning the ancient monuments in Athens Greece. That’s according to the master planner who will oversee the redevelopment .  The San Antonio City Council on Wednesday learned the transformation will require some digging. Alamo Master Planner George Skarmeas told the San Antonio City Council there’s a… Read more >

Alamo Master Plan Launches Archaeological Study, Public Engagement Process

Rivard Report - By Iris Dimmick
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A team of archaeologists and historians will set up shop at digging sites in Alamo Plaza on July 5. But rather than have them work silently behind roped-off areas, these archaeologists will be digging through up to 10,000 years of history and providing daily public briefings for enthusiasts and passers-by alike. The archaeological expedition is… Read more >

Careful study, digs to shape Alamo plan

San Antonio Express-News - By Scott Huddleston

The lead expert in development of a long-term Alamo master plan called the mission and battle site one of the most complex historic locales in the world, one that will require years of study and fundraising to implement a first-rate overhaul. George Skarmeas, design director with Preservation Design Partnership of Philadelphia, said a careful, ponderous examination of… Read more >

City Council gets update on redeveloping the Alamo

Reporter KSAT - By Stephanie Serna

Learning about shrine’s history key to master plan SAN ANTONIO – The first step of redeveloping the Alamo and Alamo Plaza is to look at the past. The Alamo Master Plan Management Committee, on Wednesday, updated city leaders about the next step to rework the Alamo grounds. “What we’ve been asked to do is re-imagine this… Read more >