The private, after hours tour
of the Alamo, coordinated by San Antonio member Don Gilbert,
was one of the highlights of the weekend.
Groups found shade in which to wait for the tour to begin.
35th Division orphans at the Alamo are (l to r) Maggie Stein Fenstermacher, Jim Copeland,
Victoria Ramirez Adams, Marilyn Bowers Jensen and Paula Evans Baker.
Carol Long Buckley and Elizabeth Faber Brusa on the Alamo grounds.
Don Gilbert with the wreath which was presented by Don and Ann Mix in memory of our fathers
and all who died to preserve our freedom.
Alamo curator, Bruce Winders, talked about the history of Texas and the Alamo's part in it
as we gathered in the courtyard outside the shrine.
Thanks to Judy Epsha for Photo
1; to Bob Mann and Paula Baker for Photo 2; to Mike Kindig for
Photos 3 and 5, and to Sharon Connor for Photo 4.