Today in Texas History: Mexico Releases Texas Captives from Perote Prison

Today in Texas History: September 16th, 1844: Mexico Releases Texas Captives from Perote Prison On this day in 1844, Mexican officials released 105 Texans from

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This Day in Texas History: Hospital Destroyed In Hurricane

in 1919, the Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi was demolished by a hurricane in which a nun, two patients, and two employees were killed

This Day in Texas History:  Spanish Regulations Changes Frontier Line

This Day in Texas History: September 10th, 1772:  Spanish Regulations Changes Frontier Line in Texas  On this day in 1772, the New Regulations for Presidios

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Today in Texas History: Hurricane Devastates Galveston

Today in Texas History: September 8th, 1900 Hurricane Devastates Galveston On this day in 1900, a catastrophic hurricane struck the city of Galveston on the

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This Day in Texas History: Constitutional Convention Meets in Austin

This Day in Texas History: September 6th, 1875 — Constitutional convention meets in Austin   On this day in 1875, the Constitutional Convention of 1875

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This Day in Texas History – Black Students Attempt to Enroll in White School

This Day in Texas History September 4th, 1950 — Black students attempt to enroll in white school On this day in 1950, students from the

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This Day in Texas History: Last Surviving Signer of Texas Declaration of Independence Dies

On this day in 1895, William Carrol Crawford, the last surviving signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, died while visiting his son in Erath County

The Texas Courthouse Project

There are 254 Counties in Texas I Need to Capture Them All Some Would Call This a Herculean Task I would be inclined to agree…

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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

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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

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