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Lovely Luckenbach

A day trip from Austin can mean many, many things. So many pieces of country music and Texas history are tucked into the nooks and crannies of the hill country, and Luckenbach is one of my favorites. 179 more words

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#A to Z Challenge Mapping Texas: Zipperlandville

Zipperlandville, also called Zipperlen or Zipperlenville, is a small community located five miles west of Rosebud on State Highway 53 in southern Falls County. The area was settled in the 1870’s by immigrants of German, Yugoslavian, and Czech descent. 178 more words

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#A to Z Challenge

Yorktown is located in southwestern DeWitt County  where State Highways 72 and 119 intersect on the western side of town.The city was founded by Captain John York and Charles Eckhardt and named in honor of Captain John York, a famous Indian fighter and was in command of a company of citizens who, under Ben Milam, defeated General Cos in 1835 at the Siege of Béxar. 451 more words

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#A to Z Challenge Mapping Texas: Washington on the Brazos

Located between Brenham and Navasota off State Highway 105, founded largely by European-American immigrants from the southern United States, Washington-on-the-Brazos is known as “the birthplace of Texas” because it was here that, on… 1,181 more words

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Permission Slip-Selma (Texas History)

In the next few class sessions of Texas History we will be looking at the 1960s. Specifically, we will be looking at the Civil Rights Movement. 70 more words

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Today in Texas History - April 27

From the Annals of Heat –  In 1983, Nolan Ryan playing for the Houston Astros set a new major league record with after recording strike-out number 3509 against Brad Mills of the Montreal Expos.  131 more words

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Today in Texas History - April 26

From the Annals of the Early “Bloggers” –  In 1874, the first of a series of twenty-three letters and poems authored by “Pidge” was published in the Austin Statesman.   114 more words

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