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Establishing the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in Texas

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Establishing the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in Texas

report (to accompany H.R. 1642) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- Law and legislation -- Texas.,
  • Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site (Tex.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 102d Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 102-86.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15294008M

    Get this from a library! On the prairie of Palo Alto: historical archaeology of the U.S.-Mexican War Battlefield. [Charles M Haecker; Jeffrey G Mauck] -- The Battle of Palo Alto marked several firsts in American history: a new generation of professional soldiers - Ulysses S. Grant, George G. Meade, and James Longstreet - provided a wealth of expert. Overview. 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.

    Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, Brownsville. United States All reviews american war minute film texas history visitor center no charge mexican army both sides an excellent job mexico city information boards junior ranger badge don t know sun protection nice surprise a small gift Since this is a National Historic / TripAdvisor reviews. Report Texas Pride This report profiles the 13 national park sites here in Texas, visited annually by nearly million people. They are the pride of our state and economic boons to local communities, with national park tourism providing nearly 5, jobs and $ million annually for .

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On May 8,United States and Mexican troops clashed on the prairie of Palo Alto. The battle was the first in a two-year long war that changed the map of North America.

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.

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 was the first major conflict in a border dispute that soon precipitated the Mexican–American United States Army victory here made the invasion of Mexico possible.

The historic site portrays the battle and the war Location: Cameron County, Texas, U.S. 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. Get this from a library.

Establishing the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in Texas: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.]. Palo Alto Battlefield is open daily from am to pm, and is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Decem and January 1. The park trail and battlefield overlook close at pm.

For more information, visit the National Park Service Palo Alto Battlefield National. 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.

Establishing the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in Texas book 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.

This is a List of National Historic Landmarks in Texas and other landmarks of equivalent landmark status in the state. The United States' National Historic Landmark (NHL) program is operated under the auspices of the National Park Service, and recognizes structures, districts, objects, and similar resources according to a list of criteria of national significance.

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Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park is a newer unit of the National Park Service. The park is growing and continues to develop its facilities and visitor services. The addition of the Resaca de la Palma Battlefield means services and programs will continue to grow in the coming years.

Experience Your Park. Palo Alto Battlefield National Park is open daily, 8am-5pm, although the battlefield trails close half an hour before the park does. Closed Thanksgiving Day, 25 December and 1 January.

Entry is free. Amenities-Directions. Palo Alto Battlefield is located in the town of Brownville, in southern Texas, around 10 miles north of the Rio Grande River. 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 Historic Site (NHS) is the only unit in the National Park Service system providing preservation and interpretation of resources related to the Mexican-American War.

The two Acts of Congress establishing and enlarging the Palo Alto Battlefield NHS address preservation and interpretation of its historic resources. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park protects the sites of the first and second battles of the U.S.

War with Mexico: Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma. The park focuses on the battles and the war, but also provides information about how the War with Mexico helped provoke the American Civil War. Palo Alto Battlefield is the only national park that is dedicated to preserving and interpreting sites the US Mexican War, to Right now we have a Palo Alto Battlefield and Resaca de la Palma Battlefield and there is legislation in Congress to expand our boundary to include the earthen ruins of Fort Brown.

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 was the first major conflict in a border dispute that soon precipitated the Mexican-American United States Army victory here made the invasion of Mexico possible.

The historic site portrays the battle and the war. The Battle of Palo Alto (Spanish: Batalla de Palo Alto) was the first major battle of the Mexican–American War and was fought on May 8,on disputed ground five miles (8 km) from the modern-day city of Brownsville, Texas.A force of some 3, Mexican troops – most of the Army of The North – led by General Mariano Arista engaged a force of approximately 2, United States troops.

The partnership between Palo Alto Battlefield and the BWC has resulted in the creation of walking clubs at the Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma units. Resaca de la Palma has even hosted a free 5k walking event.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The park has enjoyed a long partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Together with the USFWS. Sincethe THC, in conjunction with the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s South Texas Refuge Complex, and with support from the Brownsville Historical Association, and the Cameron County Historical Commission, have worked together to increase visitorship to the battlefield.

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Act ofPublic Lawis a federal law, enacted on Jthat established the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical d 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, In order to preserve and commemorate for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations an area of unique historical significance as one of only two important battles of the Mexican War fought on American soil, the Secretary [of the Interior] is authorized to establish the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site [now Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park] in the.

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Choose from more than properties, ideal house rentals for families, groups and couples. Rent a .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 JunePalo 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.