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Nearly 2,000 people died at the Battle of the Alamo. So much death and bloodshed and so much resulting restless spirit activity have led some people to claim that the Alamo is one of the most haunted places in America. Claims of the Alamo being haunted began mere weeks after the legendary battle and persist to this day.

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    Geographic Information

    300 Alamo Plaza
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    United States
    29.42571629339679, -98.48614040066377
    Bexar County, Texas
    Nearest Towns:
    San Antonio, TX (0.5 mi.)
    Olmos Park, TX (3.7 mi.)
    Terrell Hills, TX (4.0 mi.)
    Alamo Heights, TX (4.3 mi.)
    Balcones Heights, TX (5.8 mi.)
    Kirby, TX (6.6 mi.)
    Castle Hills, TX (7.0 mi.)
    Lackland Air Force Base, TX (8.4 mi.)
    China Grove, TX (8.6 mi.)
    Windcrest, TX (8.9 mi.)


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    1. far fewer than 2000 people died at the Alamo. 189 Texans, all dead, total casualties for the Mexicans was 600 dead and wounded. Allowing the usual ration for theperiod of 1 dead for every 2-3 wounded you’re looking at best 400 dead. When the legend stars at such a weak point it discredits the text. The battle has become so mythic it is sometimes hard to seperate fact from fiction.

      some myths were that mexican soldiers guarding the site after the battle reported seeing the spirits of dead texans risingo ut of the ground with flaming brands/swords until it was all but impossible to get sentries posted.These have been reported in later years by modern observers.

    2. While visiting this summer I couldn’t help but notice the thick humid air in the building although it was cold and there is ac there is definitely lingering entities in that building. You can feel
      an energy that’s hard to describe the spirits know they’re dead they just seem to linger. The Texas rangers are said to know more about the activity they guard the building at night.

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