Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, once a national historic site, in southern Texas was given national historical park status on November 10, 1915, to preserve the history of the Battle of Palo Alto, which took place on May 8, 1846. The battle was the first major conflict in a border dispute that started the Mexican-American War. The park provides insight into the causes, events, and consequences of the war.
Packed with interesting facts and historical photos, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site tells the fascinating story of this historic battlefield. Prepare for your visit or reinforce what you learned on your last trip by picking up a copy. 16 pages.
- By Jerry Thompson
- Trim size: 9" x 9"
- ISBN: 978-1-58369-014-7