This Day in Texas History: Last Passenger Train Leaves Dallas Terminal

This Day in Texas History: Last Passenger Train Leaves Dallas Terminal May 31, 1969 On this day in 1969, the last passenger train left Dallas’s

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This Day in Texas History: “Village Blacksmith of Cumby” Born in Tennessee

This Day in Texas History: “Village Blacksmith of Cumby” Born in Tennessee May 31, 1839 On this day in 1839, Robert R. Williams was born

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This Day in Texas History: “Rough Riders” Ordered From San Antonio to Florida

This Day in Texas History: “Rough Riders” Ordered From San Antonio to Florida May 30, 1898 On this day in 1898, Gen. Nelson A. Miles

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This Day in Texas History: Soil Conservation Board established

This Day in Texas History: Soil Conservation Board established May 29, 1939 On this day in 1939, the State Soil Conservation Board was organized to

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This Day in Texas History: Congress Creates United States Border Patrol

This Day in Texas History: Congress Creates United States Border Patrol May 28, 1924 On this day in 1924, the U.S. Congress established the United

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Everything’s Bigger in Texas #52513

Texas is well-known for the “Everything’s Bigger in Texas” phenomenon.  Possibly because we have so much room to build any silly thing we can think

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This Day in Texas History: Chisholm Trail Debuts in Print

This Day in Texas History: Chisholm Trail Debuts in Print May 27, 1870 In its edition for this day in 1870, the Kansas Daily Commonwealth

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Let’s Not Forget Why We Celebrate Memorial Day

This weekend we celebrate Memorial Day, a single day set aside each year to honor those many thousand of men and women in our Armed

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This Day in Texas History: “Goat-Gland” Doctor Dies in San Antonio

This Day in Texas History: “Goat-Gland” Doctor Dies in San Antonio May 26, 1942 On this day in 1942, John Romulus Brinkley, controversial medical charlatan,

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This Day in Texas History: Stockade Case Trial Commences

This Day in Texas History: Stockade Case Trial Commences May 24, 1869 On this day in 1869, twenty-four defendants went on trial in the celebrated

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