6 edition of Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 15).
|Statement||[written by Jerry Thompson ; edited by Derek Gallagher].|
|LC Classifications||E406.P3 T48 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||15 p. :|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||2001020887|
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On May 8, troops of the United States and Mexico clashed on the prairie of Palo Alto in the first battle of a two-year war. Signed into law in June , Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site (NHS) preserves the 3,acre scene of this clash between nations and informs visitors about its national and international importance. The only National Park Site dedicated to the Mexican-American War. This Site commemorates the war’s first battle, the Ap clash that occurred just north of the Rio Grande, the disputed geographic border. BEAUTY (4/10) A tour of the Palo Alto Battlefield consists of a short paved trail through dense chaparral and south Texas prairie.
Palo Alto Battlefield was finally designated a National Historic Landmark nearly a century later (in ), and it became a national park unit, designated Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site, on Novem A redesignation this past March changed the name to Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park. This unique mile rail-trail runs from the heart of Brownsville in the south to the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park at the northern trailhead. The prairie of Palo Alto, recently preserved by the National Park Service, was the site of the first battle of the Mexican-American War in
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Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park preserves the site of this notable battle and provides an understanding of the causes, events, and consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War. : Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site (): Thompson, Jerry D., Gallagher, Derek: Books.
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Palo Alto Battlefield is one of more than national park units across the country. The park is unique because it is the only unit of the NPS to interpret the U.S.–Mexican War. To make the most of your visit, plan ahead and have a flexible schedule. The park is open from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Park trails are open from 8 a.m. to p.m. There was great opportunity for the Palo Alto Dreamer; the s and early s were a sparkling time of life. Book one of this series told about The 50/60 Kids, growing up in Palo Alto in the s and early s.
Part two of A Palo Alto Dreamer tells the story of a generation caught up in the revolution of the '60s and early '70s. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, once a national historic site, in southern Texas was given national historical park status on Novemto preserve the history of the Battle of Palo Alto, which took place on May 8, The ba.
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Título: Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Creador: Jerry D. Thompson Género: History Impresora: Western National Parks Association Identidad Clave: wUP7Ss79lcYC Código del libro: X Oficiales de Idiomas: X El número de hojas: 15 Lanzamiento: Palo Alto Battlefield was designated a National Historic Landmark on Decem It became Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site on Novemwith a boundary change authorized on J Overmountain Victory National Historic Trial traces the mile path taken by Patriot militia from Virginia to Kings Mountain, South Carolina, where they engaged the British and turned the tide of the Revolutionary War.
Report Texas Pride This report profiles the 13 national park sites here in. On May 8,General Zachary Taylor and his troops defeated a larger Mexican army on this site in the first major battle of the Mexican-American War.
The visitor center does an excellent job of putting the battle into context: were the Americans invaders or defenders. The result is a surprisingly. Caption title: An Act to Establish in the State of Texas the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site, and for Other Purposes.
Shipping list no.: P. "J(H.R. )"--Page . "Public Law " Description: 3 unnumbered pages ; 24 cm: Other Titles. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, Brownsville, Texas. K likes. On May 8,U.S. and Mexican troops clashed on the prairie of Palo Alto. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical.
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site is definitely a place worth making the time for. It's located in Brownsville. If you aren't familiar with the name, it's miles ( kilometers) outside of the state capital of Austin. Get this from a library.
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, Texas. [United States. National Park Service,; Harpers Ferry Center (U.S.),]. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act ofPublic Lawis a federal law, enacted on Jthat established the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Site.
Located in the lower Rio Grande Valley, north of modern Brownsville, Texas, the site was the location of the first battle of the Mexican–American War (–), on May 8, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park near Brownsville, Texas is a National Park Service unit which preserves the grounds of the May 8,Battle of Palo Alto.
It was the first major conflict in a border dispute that soon precipitated the Mexican–American War. The United States Army victory here made the invasion of Mexico possible.The Palo Alto Partnership. In Januarythe Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site signed an agreement with the library to house much of the Site’s research collection in the Special Collections & University Archives.
The Site transferred hundreds of books and selected microfilms to the Archives and Special Collections as part of a joint project to develop a research collection on.