Matamoros and the Texas Revolution
by Craig H. Roell
The traditional story of the Texas Revolution remembers the Alamo and Goliad, but has forgotten Matamoros, the strategic Mexican port city on the turbulent lower Rio Grande. In this provocative book, Craig Roell restores the centrality of Matamoros by showing the genuine economic, geographic, social, and military value of the city to Mexican and Texas history. Listen to the interview of Craig Roell by Texas Public Radio. Find out more...
The Great Texas Land Rush is on! The Texas Almanac offers the unprecedented opportunity to stake a claim to your own part of Texas. Adopt-A-Town or Adopt-A-County to put a special name on a special place. Adoptions make great gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, corporate gifts, or any occasion. They can be adopted in honor of or in memory of people, groups and organizations. Read more...
W. D. Smither’s Chronicles of the Big Bend: A Photographic Memoir of Life on the Border is now back in print in paperback. It features beautiful photographs and first-hand accounts of the region and its people, collected over several decades. TSHA members receive 35% discount.
TSHA, in partnership with JoSara MeDia, announces the availability of San Jacinto, an enhanced eBook for Apple’s iPad, iPhone, and iPod devices.
Maps, panoramic photos, and more provide multiple viewpoints and immerses readers to tell a fuller story of “one of the most decisive battles of the world.”
The Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society is proud to welcome our newest chapter from Prairie View A & M University. We would also like to welcome back, College of the Mainland, who originally joined in 1974, and has recently re-organized their chapter. For more information on how to start a Webb Society chapter at your college or university, contact TSHA at firstname.lastname@example.org.