THC denies permit request to relocate 1936 Alamo Cenotaph

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) denied a permit request from the City of San Antonio to relocate “Spirit of Sacrifice,” a 1936 cenotaph honoring Texian and Tejano soldiers who died at the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. The final vote was 12 to two against the request, with one member abstaining. The THC approves any work permit pertaining to State Antiquities Landmarks, which the Alamo was…

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