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This Day in Texas History: Alamo Survivor Dies

This Day in Texas History: Alamo Survivor Dies October 7, 1883 On this day in 1883, Susanna Wilkerson Dickinson, survivor of the Alamo, died in Austin. The Tennessee native married Almaron Dickinson in 1829 and moved to Gonzales, Texas, in … Continue reading

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This Day in Texas History: Mexico Frees Slaves

This Day in Texas History: Mexico Frees Slaves September 15, 1829 On this day in 1829, the Guerrero Decree, which abolished slavery throughout the Republic of Mexico except in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, was issued by President Vicente R. Guerrero. … Continue reading

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