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Cannon ceremoniously returned to Alamo - San Antonio Express-News

TSHA - 5 hours 22 min ago

Cannon ceremoniously returned to Alamo
San Antonio Express-News
About a century later, Houston collector J.P. Bryan bought it and shipped it back to Texas. 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 ...

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Ag Agent: Trail offers outdoor opportunities - Times Record News

TSHA - 7 hours 9 min ago

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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Residents look back on life in Rockwall County through the years - Dallas Morning News

Handbook of Texas - January 23, 2015 - 7:07am

Residents look back on life in Rockwall County through the years
Dallas Morning News
In 1900, there were more than 1,000 farms in Rockwall County, according to the Handbook of Texas Online. Although residential and commercial development has altered much of the landscape in Rockwall today, some of the original structures remain.

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Yes, there is a Wright Mountain — and Joy - Longview News-Journal

TSHA - January 22, 2015 - 7:32am

Yes, there is a Wright Mountain — and Joy
Longview News-Journal
QUESTION: There is a road in western Gregg County called Joy-Wright Mountain Road. Is there a Joy-Wright Mountain, and, if so, where is it? ANSWER: There is a Wright Mountain and a Joy community. I found several references to them, starting with Texas ...

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Yes, there is a Wright Mountain — and Joy - Longview News-Journal

Handbook of Texas - January 22, 2015 - 7:32am

Yes, there is a Wright Mountain — and Joy
Longview News-Journal
QUESTION: There is a road in western Gregg County called Joy-Wright Mountain Road. Is there a Joy-Wright Mountain, and, if so, where is it? ANSWER: There is a Wright Mountain and a Joy community. I found several references to them, starting with Texas ...

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Donald Deane Koons, Texas family law expert and former judge, dies - Dallas Morning News

Handbook of Texas - January 21, 2015 - 11:24pm

Donald Deane Koons, Texas family law expert and former judge, dies
Dallas Morning News
He was known in domestic relations court circles throughout the state for his Handbook of Texas Family Law, a desk reference. Koons updated his book annually until two years ago. “It was no good unless it was up to date with current law and court ...

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