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Iconic Phrases and the Texas Revolution
July 13, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s post was written by our volunteer Pat Hazlett “Come and Take It!” “Remember the Alamo!” “Remember Goliad!” What Texan is not familiar with these phrases?  Phrases to stir the soul, inspire courage, and incite rebellion. Each phrase is associated with a pivotal point on Texas’ road from revolution to independence.  “Come and Take it Cannon” […]

The Women of Texas! The Exhibition
June 7, 2011 · 2 Comments

When studying history, even a female like me becomes comfortable surrounded by male heroes. In Texas history, we were taught from an early age that Stephen F. Austin is the “Father of Texas,” that Davy Crockett and William B. Travis fought and died heroically at the Alamo, and  that James Fannin and his men were […]

Texas Exhibition! Spotlight on David Crockett
February 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

As we prepare for the opening of our new exhibition Texas! Making History Since 1519, we are dedicated to helping you learn more about the great Lone Star State. So today, Amanda Norris and Pat Dietrich, youth educators at the museum, write to you about David Crockett. Just in case you missed it, check out […]

Hey Texan! What do YOU know about the Lone Star State?
February 8, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

I recently saw Carol Burnett on an episode of Glee. I’ve always adored her, but this time I felt especially close to her because I just learned that she’s from Texas. Who knew? I’m a native Texan too. And I discovered our relation while taking a quiz to test my knowledge on Texas. No, I’m […]



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