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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 […]

Texas! Exhibition: Spotlight on Stephen F. Austin
February 16, 2011 · 3 Comments

Last week Melodie wrote a blog asking how much you knew about Texas. 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 […]

Looking Back…
August 29, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable events that happened the weekend of August 29… photo credit: eflon On August 29, 1885, German inventor Gottlieb Daimler patented the world’s first motorcycle. Although an earlier bike had been introduced as early as 1867, the previous model ran on steam. Daimler’s model ran on petroleum, and was essentially a motorized […]



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