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Flickr Photo of the Month: Fiddle! [June 2011]
June 13, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Texas! The Exhibition by photine on Flickr There are some amazing photographers that wander the halls of HMNS – as well as the areas surrounding the Museum in Hermann Park. When we’re lucky, they share what they capture in our HMNS Flickr pool. Each month, we highlight one of these photos here on the blog. […]

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 […]

Building a Texas-Sized Exhibition
April 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

“…a wise and prudent administration in the commencement of her national existence will be universally expected; improving upon the difficult and delicate task of settling in complete and successful operation a political body based upon principles so hazardously asserted and so gloriously maintained.” Sam Houston’s signature The above quote could easily be attributed to any […]

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 […]


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