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This Day in Texas History: Fess Parker Dies

This Day in Texas History: Fess Parker Dies March 19, 2010 On this day in 2010, Fess Parker, who portrayed both Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone, died at the age of 85. Parker, born August 16, 1924 in Fort Worth, … Continue reading

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This day in Texas History: Davy Crockett Loses Election, Heads for Alamo

This day in Texas History: (from the¬†Texas State Historical Association¬†archives) Davy Crockett Loses Election, Heads for Alamo January 09, 1836 On this day in 1836, after losing his bid for a fourth term as a Tennessee representative to the U. … Continue reading

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