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Mar 07 2015

Where Texas Became Texas

By U.S. Senator John Cornyn It all started in a small town nestled between the Barrington Farm and the Jordan Creek along the banks of the Brazos River – that’s where the early seeds of the Lone Star State were planted. If you’re from Texas, you’re probably familiar with names like Davey Croettck, Sam Houston, …

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Mar 07 2013

Whither the Travis Letter?

On March 8, 2013, the William B. Travis “Victory or Death” Letter will return to Austin. In its 13-day stay at the Alamo, this faded 177-year-old letter touched the lives of tens of thousands of Texans — and non-Texans — from around the world. Old and young waited up to five hours in the morning …

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