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A ranch as big as a town

A ranch as big as a town………..click to read…………. https://t.co/9YQ3L7gWiP

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Today in Texas History - February 9

From the Annals of LBJ –  In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson deployed a Marine Corps Hawk air defense missile battalion to Da Nang.  LBJ sent the troops to provide protection for a U.S. 83 more words

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Today in Texas History - February 8

From the Annals of the Old West –  In 1887, “Longhair Jim” Courtright was killed in a gunfight with Luke Short.  This particular violent episode actually matched the largely inaccurate movie legends which typically involve a face-to-face showdown at high noon in the middle of the street.  431 more words

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Texas History 2-8/2-12

This week I Texas history we will begin looking at the Civil War. The Unit 7 test will be given on Wednesday and Thursday.

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San Jacinto State Historic Site

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site preserves the history of the most important event in Texas history — our independence from Mexico. On April 21, 1836, an outnumbered Texian Army defeated the forces of Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna on the plains of San Jacinto. 325 more words

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Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!

As the title of this blog proclaims, “Let the good times roll!”  I’m talking about Galveston’s annual Mardi Gras festivities that are in full swing at this moment.   641 more words