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150 years of history — and the people who made it in San Antonio - mySanAntonio.com

TSHA - January 25, 2015 - 11:21am

150 years of history — and the people who made it in San Antonio
mySanAntonio.com
Brackenridge was, according to the Texas State Historical Association, a profiteer in cotton during the Civil War and then a highly successful civic leader, businessman and philanthropist. He was a benefactor to education, enabling school buildings in ...

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Cannon ceremoniously returned to Alamo - San Antonio Express-News

TSHA - January 24, 2015 - 5:50pm

Cannon ceremoniously returned to Alamo
San Antonio Express-News
The cannon made its way to the Texas State Historical Association and was auctioned in a fundraiser to McRae, of North Texas. McRae's daughter, Sue McRae Stover, agreed in 2008 to donate the cannon to the Alamo, saying her father had wanted it ...

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Ag Agent: Trail offers outdoor opportunities - Times Record News

TSHA - January 24, 2015 - 4:02pm

Times Record News

Ag Agent: Trail offers outdoor opportunities
Times Record News
A couple of bridges have been restored, although there is one that currently limits easy access to the entire trail unless you come from opposite ends. According to the Texas State Historical Association, the original railway was the Wichita Valley ...

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Things that fellow Catholics might want to know about their Texas governors - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Handbook of Texas - January 23, 2015 - 7:05pm

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Things that fellow Catholics might want to know about their Texas governors
Dallas Morning News (blog)
That means 1865, and Reconstruction. It might have been a reference to one Andrew Jackson Hamilton, whose bio in the Handbook of Texas Online does not mention his faith. It does reflect that his Reconstruction policies were not well received in the state.

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Visitors, former residents, fondly reflect on SA's attention to history, charm ... - San Antonio Express-News

TSHA - January 23, 2015 - 2:59pm

San Antonio Express-News

Visitors, former residents, fondly reflect on SA's attention to history, charm ...
San Antonio Express-News
Joe B. Frantz, the former director of the Texas State Historical Association, said this about the Alamo City: “Whether your residence is Wizard Wells or Waco or Wichita Falls, you have another love always, which is San Antonio. It's kind of like that ...

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First City Council formed in 1837 - San Antonio Express-News

TSHA - January 23, 2015 - 1:31pm

First City Council formed in 1837
San Antonio Express-News
Rafael Vásquez occupied San Antonio with about 700 men, according to the Texas State Historical Association. Locals, unable to fight, fled. Vásquez captured San Antonio, raised the Mexican flag, and declared Mexican laws in force, association ...

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First City Council formed in 1837 - San Antonio Express-News

TSHA - January 23, 2015 - 1:15pm

First City Council formed in 1837
San Antonio Express-News
Rafael Vásquez occupied San Antonio with about 700 men, according to the Texas State Historical Association. Locals, unable to fight, fled. Vásquez captured San Antonio, raised the Mexican flag, and declared Mexican laws in force, association ...

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