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Collins to Donate His Alamo Collection



By Kurt Gilchrist

The largest known private collection of artifacts from the Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo will soon be coming home. 

Grammy Award, Oscar winner and Alamo artifacts collector Phil Collins has been fascinated with the shrine from an early age--and will donate his famed ccollection of rarities to the State of Texas. 

The donation will take place Thursday--in front of the Alamo, and will include one of only four rifles left that were owned by Davy Crockett, as well as a knofe belonging to Jim Bowie, as well as a number of other items.  


 

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