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Alamo Makes UNESCO's 2015 World Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Committee has added 27 properties to its World Heritage List for 2015, including the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. The UNESCO panel bestowed the coveted designation to recognize their global significance and to help in preservation. The Alamo is part of the five San Antonio Missions added to the list. They were established by Catholic religious orders in the 18th century to spread Christianity among...

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