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war memorial webJoin the Daughters of the American Revolution, the McAllen Veterans War Memorial Committee, and local officials for a special unveiling ceremony for a new wall commemorating Spain’s contribution to the American Revolution on Tuesday, March 26 at 10 a.m. The event will be held at the McAllen Veterans War Memorial, 3129 Galveston Ave.

Spain, through its alliance with France and as part of its conflict with Britain, played a significant role in the independence of the United State. Spain declared war on Britain as an ally of France. Spain was an ally of the American colonies and supplied the Revolutionaries with military support, desperately needed arms, supplies, and currency.