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The San Felipe de Austin was a colony founded by Stephen. F. Austin in 1823 about 50 miles west of what is now Houston. The town was early hub of commerce and governance for American settlers in Texas and played a significant role in the Texas Revolution, though not as deeply recognized by the public as other historic sites in Texas. To expand the public interest and knowledge of San Felipe de Austin, the Texas...
Not Even Past presents the spring film series, Faces of Migration. Each film will be introduced by a faculty member and will be followed by an audience discussion about the themes and questions raised by each film. Specifically, the films will examine the needs, desires, and challenges that migrants face around the globe. Sharing stories and experiences will be encouraged. The films may provide relevence to...
Author Mike Cox is slated to speak to the Austin History Center Sunday Jan. 14th on his new book titled "Legends & Lore of the Texas Capitol". The book tells the story behind the construction, mysteries, and significant events that have taken place at the iconic Texas State Capitol. Light refreshments will be offered. Parking is free on Sunday afternoons in the old library parking lot and on nearby streets....
In 2018, San Antonio will celebrate its 300th anniversary. In participation with the celebration, the Alamo will be presenting the Alamo Tricentennial Lecture Series. The series will feature talks and lectures by different experts each month. Each speaker will shed light on the people, events, and themes that have shaped the history of the Alamo, San Antonio, and Texas. The first lecture will be...
Professor Brian Delay of the University of California will discuss the Texas borderlands and gun history as it pertains to the skirmishes along the Mexican border during that era.  Hosted in conjunction with the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. The lecture will take place in the Hazelwood Lecture Hall at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas at 7pm on October 19, 2017.
In order to commemorate International Day of Peace, the museum will be giving out Free Admission and host a number of Holocaust survivors who will speak about their experiences to the public. This event will run on September 11 2017 from 11AM – 5PM at the Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas, Texas.
“United: The War as We Remember”, is an exclusive private event held at the Austin Film Society in Austin, Texas curated to showcase the stories of World War II veterans through the film “Fading Front” and The Veteran’s Project, a live photographic essay.   These untold stories have contributed to the cloth of freedom that we embrace to this day and through our veterans we stand united.  This event...
The Alamo features the First Saturday at the Alamo: On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join The Alamo for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.
This event is the ninth annual Flights of Our Fathers Air Show...
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