The Alamo

A museum of history by Alex

welcome to the alamo

its purpose

The Alamo was first used as a church. Then it was a shelter during the war. Later it was turned in to a museum to show all the weapons they used during the war.

the architects

1.Spanish Franciscans
2.Antonio de Olivares

date built and completed

The construction began in1724.
It was completed in 1744.
It took them 20 years to build.

The materials

They used keystone and limestone.

Height and size

The height and size of the alamo is about 60 feet wide and about 30 feet tall.

city and country

San Antonio, Texas

elements of design

line

Vertical

space

About 60 feet wide and 30 feet tall.

texture

Rough

color

Tan

value

Light

form and shape

Rectanguler windows

four intresting facts

1. 2.5 million people visit the Alamo each year.
2. It was called mission San Antonio de Valero.
3. The Alamo war lasted 13 days.
4. The Alamo is known as the most popular attraction in Texas.