The Alamo
The Alamo
Sep 16 · 1 min read

by Alamo Archaeologist Kristi Nichols

Approx. Date of Artifact: 1720s- early 1900s.

This ceramic pipe stem was recovered during the excavations associated with the Long Barrack. The fragment is from a larger piece that would have been a decorative pipe bowl and stem. It appears to be manufactured of a dark clay with a thin, clear glaze. This type of pipe would have used a reed.

Pipe use and tobacco smoking were common during the 18th through 20th centuries at the Alamo. It appears that this type of pipe was likely mass produced, and therefore may date to the 1800s.

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Save The Alamo

The Alamo defines Texas. There is no greater honor than to reinforce this place and tell its story. Its story is the story of Texas. There is one name above others that echoes around the world, speaking courage and liberty to all who hear it — and that name is the Alamo.

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