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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” […]

“Come and Take It!” [Texas Exhibit]
May 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

If you are planning to see Texas! The Exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science you are in for a real treat. One of my favorite pieces of Texas memorabilia is stationed right in the middle of this all inclusive Texas! exhibit. The Come And Take It Cannon, on display in Texas! The Exhibition. […]

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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