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Unless you're from Texas, state- shaped crafts are completely pointless, and frankly, just look dumb. E-Card Shes Like Texas, Only In Texas, Texas Forever, Loving Texas, Texas Pride, Never Be Alone, Verbatim, Lol, Down South

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Road Trip Printables and Car Games for Kids - Buggy and Buddy - Awesome resource for upcoming trips! Free Road Trip Printables & Car Games for Kids) - Road Trip With Kids, Family Road Trips, Travel With Kids, Family Travel, Toddler Travel, Road Trip Activities, Road Trip Games, Activities For Kids, Car Games For Kids

Road Trip Printables and Car Games for Kids

Looking for some fun and creative ways to keep the kids busy on the next road trip? Here's a a whole bunch of car games for kids and road trip printables sure to keep the kids happy on your next long drive!

Kerrville's HEB - Store opened in 1905 by Mrs Florence Butt. The grandmother of the current CEO - Charles Butt Great grocery stores! Shes Like Texas, Texas Texans, Eyes Of Texas, Only In Texas, Visit Texas, Loving Texas, Texas Pride, Visitors Bureau, Texas History

Kerrville's HEB - 1st Store opened in 1905 by Mrs Florence Butt. The grandmother of the current CEO - Charles Butt

Francis R. Lubbock - elected governor of Texas in 1861 by only 124 votes. As governor he staunchly supported the Confederacy.  In 1864 traveled to Richmond where he became aide-de-camp to Jefferson Davis.  At the end of the war Lubbock fled Richmond with Davis and was captured with him by federal authorities in Georgia. He was imprisoned and kept in solitary confinement for 8 months before being paroled. Texas Texans, Texas Tech, American Civil War, American History, Confederate Leaders, Visit Texas, Jefferson Davis, Texas Man, Republic Of Texas

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Francis R. Lubbock - elected governor of Texas in 1861 by only 124 votes. As governor he staunchly supported the Confederacy. In 1864 traveled to Richmond where he became aide-de-camp to Jefferson Davis. At the end of the war Lubbock fled Richmond with Davis and was captured with him by federal authorities in Georgia. He was imprisoned and kept in solitary confinement for 8 months before being paroled.

Confederate General John Gregg died October 1864 during the Siege of Petersburg. Confederate General John Gregg died October 1864 during the Siege of Petersburg. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Confederate Leaders, Confederate Monuments, Us History, American History, History Images, Siege Of Petersburg, Alabama

The Second Neck Wound Killed Him

Confederate General John Gregg died October 7th 1864 during the Siege of Petersburg. John Gregg was born September 28th 1828 in Lawrenceville, Alabama the son of Nathan and Sarah Pearsell [Camp] Gregg. He graduated from LaGrange College in 1847 and taught mathematics at the school. Gregg would go on the study law at Tuscumbia, Alabama. He moved in 1852 to Texas, settling in Fairfield, Texas, where he would serve as district judge until 1860. Gregg was one of the founders of the “Freestone…

Sgt William H. Barnes born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, was a 23 year old farmer when he enlisted in the Union Army on Feb. 11, 1864. Only a few months after his enlistment, the morning of Sept. 29th, 1864 found Private Barnes on the outskirts of Richmond, VA. His regiment, the 38th U.S. Colored Troops (USCT), along with the 4th, 5th, 6th and 36th USCT were about to lead an attack on seasoned and entrenched Confederate soldiers, including five infantry regiments from the Texas Brigade… American Pride, American Civil War, History Facts, World History, Union Army, African Diaspora, African American History, Black Panther, Black Art

Sgt William H. Barnes born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, was a 23 year old farmer when he enlisted in the Union Army on Feb. 11, 1864. Only a few months after his enlistment, the morning of Sept. 29th, 1864 found Private Barnes on the outskirts of Richmond, VA. His regiment, the 38th U.S. Colored Troops (USCT), along with the 4th, 5th, 6th and 36th USCT were about to lead an attack on seasoned and entrenched Confederate soldiers, including five infantry regiments from the Texas Brigade…

The Battle of Velasco, fought June was the first true military… My Family History, Texas History, Freeport Texas, Brazoria County, Texas Revolution, Visit Texas, Loving Texas, Texas Pride, Lone Star State

Fort Velasco and Fort Quintana, Texas site photos

Fort Velasco and Fort Quintana, Texas site photos

grave site of Mirabeau Lamar, Jane Long, and Walter Burton.born a slave in N.C served as Sheriff of Ft Bend County, served 4 terms in the Texas Senate. Richmond Texas, Eyes Of Texas, Visit Texas, Fort Bend, Loving Texas, Cemetery Art, Texas History, Graveyards, Texas Travel

Richmond, Texas

Morton Cemetery - Richmond, Texas...grave site of Mirabeau Lamar, Jane Long, and Walter Burton...born a slave in N.C served as Sheriff of Ft Bend County, served 4 terms in the Texas Senate.

W.P. Irwin sitting in a horse drawn plow, Richmond, TX. Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries, Irwin Brothers Studio Collection, Early Scenes Old Pictures, Old Photos, Santa Fe California, Visit Texas, Iron Men, Home On The Range, University Of Oklahoma, Cowboys And Indians, Texas History

Western History Collections

W.P. Irwin sitting in a horse drawn plow, Richmond, TX. Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries, Irwin Brothers Studio Collection, Early Scenes

Freeport babies from my era remember Hurricane Carla in We were very, very young, but its impact will last forever. Freeport Texas, Texas Hurricane, Brazoria County, Visit Texas, Lake Jackson, Texas History, Corpus Christi, Canes, Storms

Freeport babies from my era remember Hurricane Carla in 1961. We were very, very young, but its impact will last forever.

Bodiddle's - My grandfather liked to stop into this "grocery store" on occasion.  As I was often his charge, I skipped into this legendary establishment behind him.  I don't remember the grocery part, but I do remember bar stools, ice cold root beers (and beers) with tissue papers wrapped around them!  "Bodiddle's Grocery on Hwy. 288 around 1959, near 332 where cloverleaf highway is now in Freeport, Texas - COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~  Image courtesy of the Brazoria County Historical Museum." Old Pictures, Old Photos, Freeport Texas, Brazoria County, Tissue Paper Wrapping, Visit Texas, Lake Jackson, Diy Shops, Historical Pictures

Bodiddle's - My grandfather liked to stop into this "grocery store" on occasion. As I was often his charge, I skipped into this legendary establishment behind him. I don't remember the grocery part, but I do remember bar stools, ice cold root beers (and beers) with tissue papers wrapped around them! "Bodiddle's Grocery on Hwy. 288 around 1959, near 332 where cloverleaf highway is now in Freeport, Texas - COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ Image courtesy of the Brazoria County Historical Museum."

The Rosenberg Library opened in A year later it absorbed the collections of the Galveston Public Library, thus formalizing its new role as the public library for the city of Galveston. Galveston Texas, Galveston Island, Texas Tourism, Gulf Coast Beaches, Visit Texas, Tourism Marketing, Staycation, Taj Mahal, Old Things

GALVESTON.COM: Rosenberg Library - Galveston, TX

Rosenberg Library has offered over a century of community service to the Galveston area, and is the oldest public library in Texas in continuous operation.

 This is probably Park Avenue, long before the fountain was built. Freeport Texas, Brazoria County, Visit Texas, Lake Jackson, Texas History, My Childhood Memories, Park Avenue, Old Town, Fountain

Freeport, Texas - downtown. This is probably Park Avenue, long before the fountain was built.