Heroes of the Texas Revolution
Our Guest Rooms have been named after a few of the Texas heroes who have shaped the history of Texas and Gonzales, Texas.
Susanna Wilkerson Dickinson (1813 – October 7, 1883) and her infant daughter, Angelina, were among the few American survivors of 1836 Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution. Her husband, Almaron Dickinson, and 185 other Texian defenders were killed by the Mexican Army. of the Texas Revolution
Almaron Dickinson (1800 – March 6, 1836) was a Texian soldier and defender during the Battle of the Alamo, fought during the Texas Revolution. Dickinson is best known as the artillery officer of the small garrison, and the husband of one of the only three non-Mexican survivors to live through the battle, Susanna Dickinson, as well as the father to their infant daughter Angelina, whose life was also spared. He is a member of the Immortal 32 and Old Eighteen.
Green and Sarah Seely DeWitt
Green DeWitt was born in the USA. DeWitt received an impresario grant in 1825. His land was south os Ustin's and north of DeLeons. Dewitt built the town of Gonzales. He requested a small cannon from Mexico for protection against Indian attacks.