Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site


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Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site

Address:1623 Central Blvd, Suite 213
Brownsville, TX 78520

Phone:956-541-2785
Fax:956-541-6356
Web: www.nps.gov/paal/
Size: 3,407 acres.
Established: Authorized on November 10, 1978.
Location:At the northeast corner of the intersection of FM 1847 (Paredes Line Road) and FM 511, 5 miles north of downtown Brownsville, Texas.
Facilities:Visitor center, exhibits, self-guided trail with interpretive battlefield markers.
Activities:Guided tours and interpretive programs (on an irregular basis).
Special Features:Park preserves the large battlefield on which the first battle of the 1846-1848 Mexican War took place. It portrays the battle and the war, as well as its causes and consequences, from the perspective of both the United States and Mexico.

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