This Day in Texas History: Killing of Sheriff Precipitates Ballad Tradition

This Day in Texas History: Killing of Sheriff Precipitates Ballad Tradition June 12, 1901 On this day in 1901, Gregorio Lira Cortez shot and killed

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This Day in Texas History: Longoria Given Hero’s Burial

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Longoria Given Hero’s Burial February 16, 1949 On this day in 1949, the body of

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This day in Texas History: Presidio County Established

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Presidio County established January 03, 1850 On this day in 1850, Presidio County was established

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